Do You Trust This Computer?

Do you fully trust a teenager? Should you? Doesn’t it all depend on Trust? We have some big questions that we need to grapple with, most urgently the relationship between humankind and work. As much as everyone is concerned with their own livelihood and the challenges of automation, the question of defining consciousness is not […]

How about we build a giant machine based around the best aspects of our technologies and program it favor ALL of NATURE rather than simply the human paradigm alone? One of my takeaways from WestWorld is realizing that Maeve should be our aim as we work to create artificial life. Her story warns us that […]

The Omitted Internet

As I’ve been preening my blog here I notice it reflects a greater pattern I’ve observed on social networks.  The Internet just rarely gets the whole story.  Through omission, laziness, inconsistency, or distraction it is impossible for the Internet to present a complete picture.  We love to think that all these logs and data record […]