Tag Archives: Longevity

AI and my issues with the Asilomar AI Principles

ANG – AI-Robotics continued – 23 principles for AI safety Reference to Hawking Musk endorse 23 principles for AI safety I have no reasonable doubt that AI will be sapient at some stage. I have a lot of issues with … Continue reading

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David Brin on Post human AI

Preparing for our posthuman future of artificial intelligence By David Brin “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” – George Orwell What will … Continue reading

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Money Guide

The Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later New York Times bestselling author and legendary investment guru Ric Edelman reveals his forward-thinking guide on how technology and science will reshape the way we … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Free Speech

Free Speech I was following some ideas from Jordan Peterson recently, and followed a path through Jung to Stanley Overton’s ideas on free speech, which seem to me to be kind of heading in a useful direction, but also miss … Continue reading

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Human Nature – Evolution and morality

WHAT CAN EVOLUTION TELL US ABOUT MORALITY? Its always survival of the fittest, but what does fit mean? Evolution is always about survival of the fittest, what can change profoundly is the nature of the “landscape” within which “fitness” is … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and markets

Woman dies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria when no antibiotics worked Deadly “CRE” family of superbug bacteria spreading more widely and stealthily, Harvard study finds This really does highlight where markets fail as a mechanism. New antibiotics need to be developed by … Continue reading

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Banks gone Bad

Banks Gone Bad: How Our Evolved Morality Has Failed Us We seem to be unable to punish bankers for their scandalous behavior because our moral instincts can’t cope Sorry, but this piece over simplifies the reality. The claim made that … Continue reading

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