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Quora – Why should I worry about my future if the threat of global warming is so large?

Why should I worry about my future if the threat of global warming is so large? [ 27/3/20 ] The first step in correcting any problem is actually noticing that it is a problem. We are doing that with global … Continue reading

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How have improvements in technology influenced the development and review of the Modern Theory of Evolution?

How have improvements in technology influenced the development and review of the Modern Theory of Evolution? [ 25/3/20 ] Hugely. The development of x-ray crystalography allowed Franklin to to develop images of DNA crystals that allowed Watson and Crick to … Continue reading

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Can human beings survive away from the biosphere of Earth since we are intrinsically linked to and dependent on the microbiology of our planet?

Can human beings survive away from the biosphere of Earth since we are intrinsically linked to and dependent on the microbiology of our planet? [ 21/3/20 ] Provided we take some reasonable approximation to the biosphere of earth with us … Continue reading

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Quora – What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals?

What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals? [ 20/3/20 ] There can be no simple or certain answer to that question. An AI that became self aware, … Continue reading

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Quora – What are the characteristics of a good measure?

Quora – What are the characteristics of a good measure? [ 7/3/20 ] That it actually works, consistently, for the purpose you have in mind. Unfortunately, when dealing with complex systems Goodhart’s Law often applies: “Any observed statistical regularity will … Continue reading

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Quora – Why are we as humans so much ahead in every other field than medical sciences?

Quora – Why are we as humans so much ahead in every other field than medical sciences? [ 6/3/20 ] Seems to be several major aspects to the answer, in so far as the question is actually accurate in its … Continue reading

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Foresight Institute – Moon Governance Simulation

Augment Your Mind – Moon Governance Simulation – on Facebook [ 21/2/20 – meeting 25 Feb 6-9pm SF time] It is challenging. To my understanding, everything changes once we have systems capable of fully automated remote mining and manufacturing (should … Continue reading

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