Category Archives: Technology

Max Tegmark’s Book – Life 3.0 – bought it this morning – Updated 21 Sept 2017

Will AI enable the third stage of life? In his new book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, MIT physicist and AI researcher Max Tegmark explores the future of technology, life, and intelligence. … In summary, … Continue reading

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JBP Study Group – What is Post Modernism? and other things.

JOrdan Peterson Study Group – What is Post Modernism I have no problem with the postmodern rejection of *TRUTH*. Evolution seems to work with probabilities and heuristics (things that are near enough to something to be useful in practice). It … Continue reading

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Coal – the new gold???

Why we have to stop burning coal In the coming future of radical abundance of anything we have the matter and energy to produce, orbiting space stations will be a major part of our global risk mitigation strategies. There is … Continue reading

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AI

Life 3.0 Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence MIT physicist Tegmark (Our Mathematical Universe) surveys advances in artificial intelligence AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) and “smart machines” built using very powerful yet entirely deterministic algorithms, are two very different … Continue reading

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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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