Ideas of “self preservation” or “genetic preservation” (making sure your genes survive in your kids), have been around for a long time and seem popular in a culture of individualism, consumerism and neoliberalism, but they don’t seem to have helped us deal with climate change at all. 464 more words
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But can AI ever think critically if the question is not fully quantifiable and reducible to a weighted decision tree?
Machine learning is increasingly capable of complex analysis. 10 more words
Choice is no guarantee of quality
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“…a remark by a DeVos spokesperson last week — ‘the ultimate accountability for schools is whether or not parents choose to send their children there’ — should be seen as an attack on the idea that school quality matters.
This is one of a series of posts on The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5. 745 more words