Advances in autonomous, automated information processing technologies appear closely coupled to a qualitative devaluation of what we have always assumed were uniquely human attributes. Continue reading A.I. Authors – Content without Comprehension
As the frequency of technological change accelerates, the amplitude and range of uncertainty is concurrently amplified. Continue reading Utopia, Dystopia and Technological Forecasting
It appears that a degree of ambiguity may be an inverse function of the generalised utility of any concept. Continue reading The Utility of Ambiguity
You can not actually detox from digital hyper-connectivity using digital devices, but who would be willing to let the truth get in the way of a good business model… Continue reading Mobile Device Digital Detox ?
The moving frame, having moved, drags itself ever onwards… Continue reading Accelerating Frames of History
Most narratives of post-AI apocalypse fail to acknowledge that whatever it is that is going on between all of our ears might actually represent a resource or asset of study and creative experimentation for an artificial superintelligence. Continue reading Will Artificial General Intelligence farm our minds ?
If automation is only limited by the boundaries of what we can describe, are we actually capable of describing those entities, processes, objects and systems of non-trivially sophisticated complexity with which we all must eventually and inevitably engage ? Continue reading The Limits of Automation