Uncommon Descent — A Farewell and Remembrance
I didn’t know what to expect from the blog when it started, but it quickly developed a following that was gratifying to see.
Pre-Order Immortality Now! (It’s Only 8 Years Away, Apparently)
Would living forever in a utopian technological society really be as great as the transhumanists insist?
Robert J. Mark on AI’s Glaring Errors
Snapchat’s chatbot “My AI” gave advice about how to hide the smell of pot and alcohol to someone posing as a disgruntled teenager.
Depths of Design: Talking Boxes
Our talking boxes take our requests, run their routines, and send out results but understand nothing, whether or not they’re made in China.
By Design: Storytelling Reveals Human Exceptionalism
That humans enjoy being made to wait seems to have been deliberately built into us. It’s unique in nature, an intelligent design.