Category Archives: Technology

AI-Based “Hate Speech” Scrubbing

Lion of the Blogosphere on what the future portends, when in the hands of a SJW Silicon Valley: One of the reasons why the internet has become such a bastion of free speech is that there is such a massively … Continue reading

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The Target on Gab’s Back

Gab, one of the first forays of Alt-Tech (or Tech 2.0) is under attack from the SJW-Fueled-I.T.-Company industry: The social media service Gab, which bills itself as Twitter for the alt-right, is on the verge of being booted from the … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

This is the single best article/study I’ve read to date regarding the impact of smartphones (and social media) on Generation Z, looking at the radical impact this technology, and its concomitant new forms of socialization, are having on the psychological … Continue reading

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Job Automation & Naïve Libertarianism

The Robot Job Automation Threat will have drastic consequences for all types and levels of jobs. The degree of job displacement is becoming, and will continue to be, quantum and accelerative. This radically new and burgeoning dynamic is a game … Continue reading

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The New Oligarchs

From a MarketWatch piece on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, and what subsequent moves like this portend for the future: Could Amazon actually kill more American jobs than China did? It’s quite likely. Economists David Autor, David Dorn and Gordon … Continue reading

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Robert Schiller on Job Automation

What does Nobel-Prize winning economist Robert Shiller think about the Coming Robot Job Automation Apocalypse? Robert Shiller, the Nobel-Prize winning economist who is the Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, said that automation and artificial intelligence are the trends … Continue reading

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Robots & Jobs: March 2017 Study

“Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets” is a new study by Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo. Here is the paper’s abstract: As robots and other computer-assisted technologies take over tasks previously performed by labor, there is increasing concern … Continue reading

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Robot Apocalypse – Pt. 4,181

Here’s preliminary footage of our future Robot Overlords. Boston Dynamics introduces its latest future robot overlord pic.twitter.com/qsFewKiWS2 — Eliot Higgins (@EliotHiggins) February 27, 2017

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Robot Apocalypse – Pt. 3,183

From the WSJ (“Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO”): BARCELONA—Within 30 years, artificial intelligence will be smarter than the human brain. That is according to Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp., who says … Continue reading

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Fear of Rogue AI = A Western White Man’s Concern

In “Intelligence: a history”, Stephen Cave, executive director and senior research fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, muddles into some mucky P.C. virtue-signaling: If we’ve absorbed the idea that the more … Continue reading

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