The Technium: Why I Don’t Worry About a Super AI
In inverted totalitarianism, every natural resource and every living being is commodified and exploited to collapse as the citizenry is lulled and manipulated into surrendering their liberties and their participation in government through excess consumerism and sensationalism”
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It would be truly remarkable if a Silicon Valley company rejected a profitable technology for ethical reasons (John Markoff)
This comment by John Markoff really nails it for me – ...
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We believe that any digital input that disregards human biology — as the desktop environment did — can’t succeed in the 21st century. Our bodies are already rebelling against technology’s impact, and any device that asks us to act more like machines — by fundamentally changing our bodies, habits, vocabulary, or how we relate to one another — isn’t a sustainable option.”
Our evolving relationship with technology
Computers, the Internet, and the Abdication of Consciousness
Brilliant new report on the future of work/jobs and the impact of technology/automation (Oxford Martin School, CITI)
If you are wondering how jobs, work, education, training, social ...
Internet of Things could be used as spy tool by governments says US intel chief (Arstechnica), and Bruce Schneier on the IoT
Internet of Things to be used as spy tool by governments: US intel chief