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An AI system

Comment on Video – This is the Best Artificial Intelligence Model of 2021 – Megatron-Turing [ 13/November/21 ] Clearly this entire thing was generated by the AI, and it is getting quite good, but still clearly making mistakes a human … Continue reading

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Should we have rationing/austerity

Should we bring back war-time rationing to save the planet? [ 12/November/21 ] Absolutely not. The problem is not the ability of the planet to provide us with food. We could feed everyone from the land areas of California if … Continue reading

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Will the world end

Will the world really come to an end? [ 9/November/21 ] Provided that humanity generally can understand that:all levels of the evolution of complexity are predicated on new levels of cooperation, andcooperation (and the levels of complexity based upon it) … Continue reading

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What could end world hunger?

What could possibly end world hunger? [ 8/November/21 ] Would be nice if it was as simple as Just Dan’s answer, but it isn’t. Sure, we produce enough food to feed everyone now, and even in the wealthiest and most … Continue reading

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Major risks in the 3 waters reforms.

[ 6/November/21 Local Body Governments have failed with water infrastructure …. people died in Havelock North, sewerage spewing into harbours around the country and onto Wgtn city streets …. 3 Waters – drinking water, rain water and shit No Brainer, … Continue reading

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What makes the global village

What else makes the world a global village apart from the internet? [ 2/November/21 ] Trade and technology. Leonard Read’s I Pencil is a classic story about just how complex even a “simple” piece of technology like a pencil actually … Continue reading

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De-development

Why must we change our paradigm and consumption to that of “de-development”? [ 29/September/21 ] That cannot work. What we need is high tech, without economic drivers. What is creating most issues is the very idea of measuring value in … Continue reading

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Am I concerned about AI

Are you worried about the possible effects of artificial intelligence? [ 28/September/21 ] In what sense? I am clear that our long term survival demands the existence of artificial intelligence; and there are a vast collection of strategic domains in … Continue reading

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Which date should we go to find humanity living a lifestyle that wouldn’t cause global warming and a mass extinction if we had a time machine? Any educated guesses are welcome.

Which date should we go to find humanity living a lifestyle that wouldn’t cause global warming and a mass extinction if we had a time machine? Any educated guesses are welcome. [ 12/September/21 ] Best estimate about 2050. Yes fluctuations … Continue reading

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What can humanity do to counteract the increasing world temperatures?

What can humanity do to counteract the increasing world temperatures? [ 11/September/21 ] Several things are required that some will find difficult. 1/ Is accepting that the world is complex, uncertain, and that perfect prediction of anything complex is not … Continue reading

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