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Quora – How do we continue to power a civilization without destroying it?

Quora – How do we continue to power a civilization without destroying it? We are not short of energy – the sun delivers the equivalent of 15cm of oil over the entire planet every year. The sun delivers all the … Continue reading

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Quora – What is the current state of progress on “mind uploading”? What are the specific major obstacles, and progress on each?

Quora – What is the current state of progress on “mind uploading”? What are the specific major obstacles, and progress on each? It seems to me that there are many levels of difficulty that are far from being solved. It … Continue reading

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Quora – Could we survive without the Internet and smartphones forever?

Quora – Could we survive without the Internet and smartphones forever? Generally speaking – no. There are too many classes of threat that most have never considered that require degrees of collaboration and cooperation that are only possible with the … Continue reading

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Quora – Do robots/AI deserve ‘human’ rights? If so, at what point could that happen, and what would be the deciding factors?

Quora – Do robots/AI deserve ‘human’ rights? If so, at what point could that happen, and what would be the deciding factors? As many others have written, as soon as a non-biological intelligence can make a case for its own … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart?

Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart? The fault is not technology, any technology can be put to good or ill purpose. It is always what we do with technology … Continue reading

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Quora – How did AI come to rule our lives over the last decade?

Quora – How did AI come to rule our lives over the last decade? Kiryl Persianov has the start of a good answer. AI rules our lives to the degree that we let it. AI is essential to the production … Continue reading

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Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon?

Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon? Yes – lots of research, and all based upon assumptions based in past observations. … Continue reading

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