What makes humans unique? Who will control the autonomous car? Better machine learning. Climate change takes hold as our energy mix switches. Regulatory capture and ride-sharing. Drug-loving robots. Why do hipsters all look the same?
Special holiday edition: I’m lucky to be enjoying some time off with the family. But I wanted to make sure we shared some of the great stories this week. So this week we’re presenting an abbreviated special of Exponential View. Happy New Year!
👍🏽"Commercialism is a forcing factor: it pushes businesses to continually improve their products, to adapt and develop their AI software as they go along. Until, of course, they create an AI that can adapt and develop itself, without human intervention. But that’s still a long way off. Probably.“ Rupert Goodwins soberly debunks some AI myths. (Don’t agree with all of this, but worth reading.)
🐖Homo sapiens, the species which died out because it used all its working anti-biotics on overdosing pigs. Colistin begins to fail.SOBERING.
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