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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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Repairing binoculars

We ended up yesterday with both of our good sets of birding binoculars out of action. The first set were rendered useless a little over a year ago, and the lens fell out of the second pair 2 days ago. … Continue reading

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Evonomics – narrative for a complex age.

It’s Time for New Economic Thinking Based on the Best Science Available, Not Ideology A new narrative for a complex age It has to be about far more than economics. There are so many dimensions to the issues facing us, … Continue reading

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Wolfram – defining intelligence

Stephen Wolfram – How Should We Talk to AIs? It seems clear to me that there is a clear and minimal differentiation between computation and intelligence that is meaningful in the sense of “purpose”, and that is that the computation … 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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CSER – Opening session questions

Rowan Douglas – Opening Session Part 2 – CSER A comment on You tube At About 1:02:10 Claudia makes the statement “In public decision making, you don’t get far without having to account for the fact that the cause of … Continue reading

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