Category Archives: Technology

Quora – Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else?

Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else? [ 18/8/20 ] No. It is cooperate or perish. We either wake up to the mathematical and logical reality that all new levels of complexity require new levels of … Continue reading

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Quora – Why are social networks not helping to improve the entire society, when in theory sharing infinite knowledge and connecting everyone is an extraordinary advance?

Why are social networks not helping to improve the entire society, when in theory sharing infinite knowledge and connecting everyone is an extraordinary advance? [ 17/8/20 ] Tony Castaldo has part of the answer – the profit motive. Thomas Ruddick … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic post about perceptions

[ 10/8/20 Foundations of Logic Facebook group – Walter posted “The perceptions make the pictures of reality, then the spirit in philosophy and metaphysics makes random models out of these pictures !?”… ] I kind of agree in part with … Continue reading

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Quora – Will global warming, automation, wealth inequality, in the future lead to a dystopian Authoritarian populist Eco-fascism/eco-socialism and or even societal collapse or will it all instead lead to a sustainable post-growth, Post -capitalist world?

Will global warming, automation, wealth inequality, in the future lead to a dystopian Authoritarian populist Eco-fascism/eco-socialism and or even societal collapse or will it all instead lead to a sustainable post-growth, Post -capitalist world? [ 1/8/20 ] In so far … Continue reading

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Foresight – Key Issues In Near Term AI Safety Research – Aryeh L Englander, Daniel Elton,

Foresight – Key Issues In Near Term AI Safety Research | Aryeh L Englander, Daniel Elton, Ph D [ 17/7/20 ] At 43:40 Dan starts talking about applicability domain analysis. That is all well and good if one is in … Continue reading

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Who created the internet and why was it created in the 1st place? Does it have any value for human life in general?

Who created the internet and why was it created in the 1st place? Does it have any value for human life in general? [ 5/7/20 ] The suite of protocols that the internet exists on TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/ Internet … Continue reading

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Conscious AI

If every person on Earth mobilized with the goal of creating conscious AI as soon as possible, could we do it, and how long would it take? [ 25/6/20 ] Creating it is relatively easy (for the set of the … Continue reading

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AI Alignment: Even Harder Than We Think

AI Alignment: Even Harder Than We Think? | Forrest Landry [ 23/6/20 ] At 49:00 – Forest asks – “how do you manage stabilisation of identity? How do you manage stabilisation of goal structure or of the ecosystem itself?” [Answer … Continue reading

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Why are Jetpacks a thing.

Quora – Are jetpacks a commercial viability within the next 10 years? [ 1/5/20 ] Agree with Jeff. They are inherently dangerous, and vulnerable to single point of failure with fatal consequences. With fixed wing or rotor wing aircraft, if … Continue reading

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Viruses and Bill Gates

[ 20/4/20 Ron shared an image on facebook, with two pics of Bill Gates, 1 – 1980s – lets infect computers with a virus and then sell them antivirus software; and 2 – 2019 – Lets infect people with a … Continue reading

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