5 min read · May 8th · It is dangerous that society is outsourcing its thinking to algorithms that are not in our collective best interests.
Tristan Green argues that humans are already cyborgs, human-machine hybrids that are heavily dependent on information flowing from the Internet.
Algorithms now shape our thoughts and increasingly make decisions on our behalf. Wittingly or not, AI is doing so much for us that some are dubbing it an “intelligence revolution,” which forces the question, have we already become de facto cyborgs, and if so, do we still have agency?
3 min read · 2020-07-26 · This pandemic goes far beyond masks, hydro-alcoholic gels or lockdowns. The change we need won’t come overnight. The world has changed, before our eyes, in a few months. And when your world changes,…
Either we continue to evolve our methodologies to obtain cheap, immediate and simple diagnostic tests we can take on a regular basis, or we continue chasing shadows.
9 min read · 2020-09-13 · Milton Friedman’s free-market ideas found favor in a free-love era and helped redirect the country toward the right. The aftershocks of his radical arguments are still being felt today.
Opening the gates to such a figure made liberal gatekeepers feel more exquisitely, magnanimously liberal.
Scrooge is redeemed when he abandons his nasty profit-mad view of life
5 min read · 2020-09-22 · The world is approaching a tipping point on climate change, when protecting the future of civilization will require dramatic interventions. Avoiding this scenario will require a green economic…