Daily Archives: November 19, 2017

Slaughterbots & Von Neumann Machines

The fictional but not-too-distant-from-future-reality Slaughterbots scenario is thought provoking: UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have created an eerie viral video titled “Slaughterbots” that depicts a future in which humans develop small, hand-sized drones that … Continue reading

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The Opaque Judgments of Transparent

The expanding Salem Witch Non-Trials (no trials are necessary if you’re fired or otherwise punished before due process) have taken down Jeffrey Tambor of Transparent. This paragraph from a Deadline Hollywood piece is worth noting: Transparent writer and producer Our … Continue reading

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