Posts Tagged ‘google’

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Mar

AI Metasolutions

by adminadam in videos

Meta-SolutionsWe are dealing with information overload. The data overhang in fields like Big Data and Genomics is crushing us. We lack the means to process so much information. Entertainment, if allowed, could eat more of our time than exists in the universal time remaining. How can we personalize and streamline our data, our technology, and our experiences to maximize our time and innovate more?

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System complexities such as climate and weather patterns, disease and globalization, macroeconomic and political trends, and other physical processes are almost certainly indomitable and inevitably impossible to synthesize perfectly for any unaided human individual at this time. Perhaps A.I. systems and algorithms, such as those being built by DeepMind at Google, can be relied upon to help us become the masters of our time and of our environments. This is the argument — presented quite compellingly, I might add — which Demis Hassabis effectively advances at talk at the RSA conference in November of 2016.

Demis Hassabis on the benefits to humanity of accelerating technology:

21
May

Curtains

by adminadam in videos

Do you close the curtains at night? Do you have deep and fascinating intimate conversations? Do you make jokes sometimes that you most certainly wouldn’t make if you knew strangers were listening? Do you pick and choose your friends carefully? Do you use caution when you write emails, knowing the connection isn’t secure? Do you whisper sweet nothings to your dearest love?

I say: whether you are an Upstanding Citizen (i.e. “nothing to hide”) or a Dissent-is-Patriotic type, the following video should give you some good food for thought.

Kind of makes me want to quit facebook and google entirely, honestly.

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Apr
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