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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 – Sky City

Skycity project #skycity I would suggest that the bottom level should be water based – perhaps 2/3 available as a swimming pool, with the walls of the swimming pool being mostly clear glass with fish being on the other side … Continue reading

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Eric’s Facebook – Most profound

To Eric’s facebook post What is the most profound thing that you can think of and say in your own words with 50 words or less? Evolution selects that which survives. Complexity results from new levels of cooperation. Attendant strategies … 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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Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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