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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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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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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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ANG – AI Robotics continued

ANG AI Robotics continued Hi Deb, I don’t see technology as the problem – I see that the way we use markets as the prime measure of value as the major problem. Technology is neutral in a very real sense, … Continue reading

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London Futurists – A serious assessment of the Technological Singularity

London Futurists – A serious assessment of the Technological Singularity Will the ongoing acceleration of technology result in a “technological singularity”? No surprises – David and I agree about most things 😉 Two things I would stress. 1/ If something … Continue reading

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