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Philosophy

Generative AI Creates, Negates and Alienates

Context: How ChatGPT Will Destabilize White-Collar Work Aptitude sans subjectivity, a perfect business partner up until about the point at which the vacuum of comprehension becomes normative and all we end up with is symbol-shuffling automation, exponentiated for its own sake. The danger here, or at least a danger, is that the doubling down on […]

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Philosophy

Necessary Alienation and Anxiety

Some days I feel so out of place, so different and separate from the world. It is a paradox, of course: the essential and irreducible dissonance of life is precisely that unwitting method by and through which the world as a whole most optimally self-propagates and obtains patterned, sustainable continuity or environmental tenure; to maintain […]

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environment

If you don’t like Greta Thunberg, you have entirely missed the point…

It is interesting that people are so easily swept up and away by tides of gossip and associated qualitative judgements of authors or speakers and influential personalities when the substance of their assertions, the meaning and significance of their position in relation to the facts is so much more important. The arguments around – and […]

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technology

AI: The Rolling Disaster of Technological Accessorising

I would never suggest that any of us should let the truth get in the way of a good story (or sales pitch and project management agile scrum), but observe how often we end up with the developmental and technological cart placed (well) before the horse. Developments in AI tend towards various unknown (perhaps – […]

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technology

Utopia, Dystopia and Technological Forecasting

As the frequency of technological change accelerates, the amplitude and range of uncertainty is concurrently amplified.

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technology

Will Technology make us Stupid ?

Will technology make us stupid ? Or is there more creative and innovative opportunity than ever before to be derived from our tools of cognitive extension ?