Category Archives: Technology

Automation in the information age

Posthuman Network – Automation post Video – The rise of the machines Automation in the Information Age is different. True enough, but not deep enough. The problem isn’t automation, it is how we measure value. The use of markets made … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Tech-Solutions to our biggest social issues

Ideapod – Tech-Solutions “How can we use technology to solve some of our biggest social issues, including: financial inclusion domestic violence diversity & social inclusion in and out of the workforce To be effective #techforacause must go deep. Financial inclusion … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Future of Work

Evonomics – The future of work, robots etc, continued Continuing a long running discussion Hi Brian, Kind of, and it is more complex than that. I don’t have much money now – less than $10K. And all that I have … Continue reading

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Technological Singularity

A serious assessment of the Technological Singularity RAG – People seem to confuse intelligence with personality and emotionality. They are three different things and involve three different behavioral traits. I think it is much deeper than the notion of “trait” … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Solar Energy

Solar Energy From Space These numbers are not accurate. It is not stable to restrict people to poverty. Everyone needs to have high basic standard of living. The actual energy requirements to bring every person on the planet to a … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Risk – CSER

CSER – Professor Heather Douglas – Responsibility and Inequality in a Risky World Published on 23 May 2017 We live in a world full of emerging risk. We generate new capacities with the potential to reorder our world and we … Continue reading

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Sam Harris – Can we build AI without losing control over it?

Can we build AI without losing control over it? Sam Harris We’re going to build superhuman machines, says Harris, but we haven’t yet grappled with the problems associated with creating something that may treat us the way we treat ants. … Continue reading

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