Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.? – From The New Yorker

Annals of Technology Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.? At artificial-intelligence conferences, researchers are increasingly alarmed by what they see.By Matthew HutsonFebruary 15, 2021 In computer science, the main outlets for peer-reviewed research are not journals but conferences, where accepted papers are presented in the form of talks or posters. In June, 2019, at a large artificial-intelligence … Continue reading Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.? – From The New Yorker

Billionaires See VR as a Way to Avoid Radical Social Change – from Wired Magazine

image: 'Reality' by Eran Fowler Billionaires See VR as a Way to Avoid Radical Social Change Tech oligarchs are encouraging the creation of virtual worlds as a cheap way to avoid problems in the real one. MATTHEW GAULTCULTURE 02.15.2021 09:00 AM - WIRED MAGAZINE THE FUTURE OF virtual reality is far more than just video games. … Continue reading Billionaires See VR as a Way to Avoid Radical Social Change – from Wired Magazine

Valve Founder Says Brain-Computer Interfaces Could One Day Replace Our ‘Meat Peripherals’ – From Kotaku.com

In an interview with New Zealand’s 1 News, Valve co-founder and president Gabe Newell talks about engineering a future where brain-computer interfaces create better-than-reality visuals and can actively edit who we think we are. You know, terrifying science-fiction stuff, only real.Why use your eyes and ears—which Newell sinisterly refers to as “meat peripherals”—to experience a game when … Continue reading Valve Founder Says Brain-Computer Interfaces Could One Day Replace Our ‘Meat Peripherals’ – From Kotaku.com

Synopsis of My Novel In Progress – ‘The Skein: Birth of the Manticore’ first of the Series ‘The Kybernetes Cycle’

THE SKEIN - Three Act Story Structure Outline for Novel ACT I Hook - The Protagonist Adolai Shungyosai has just spent the night with his new girlfriend, and she sleeps over after a brief discussion of the weight of the intentions for their developing relationships. He has class in the morning and meets a new … Continue reading Synopsis of My Novel In Progress – ‘The Skein: Birth of the Manticore’ first of the Series ‘The Kybernetes Cycle’

A Cyberpunk Short Fiction About the MetaMythic Value of Converging Social Media Argument – #TheAproposMachine by Cypress Butane

THE APROPOS MACHINE TheAproposMachine was just so. . There were others in the market, and some even had their use. #LeMotJustserved at times. #CataclysmicAphorismic was hot among certain key demographics. Any could be consulted by anyone, at any time, but #TheAproposMachine just had its way with the moment. It lives, inside of us, in its … Continue reading A Cyberpunk Short Fiction About the MetaMythic Value of Converging Social Media Argument – #TheAproposMachine by Cypress Butane

A Lecture on Jean Baudrillard – From The Great Courses, Prof. Rick Roderick ‘Fatal Strategies’ (Excellent)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2U9WMftV40c&t=412s A Lecture from the Great Courses Series'The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the Twentieth Century' (1993)