Category Archives: Microsoft

Human-Level AI

It seems to me…. “By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.” ~ Eliezer Yudkowsky[1]. Development of human-level artificial intelligence (AI) is inevitable: it is basic in human nature to … Continue reading

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GDP And Productivity

It seems to me…. “The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income as defined by the GDP.” ~ Simon Kuznets[1]. U.S. economic recovery following the 2008 economic crisis, though better than in many … Continue reading

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Restoring Our Basic Values

It seems to me…. “It’s time that America’s government lived by the same values as America’s families. It’s time we invested in America’s future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century … Continue reading

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Public Perceptions of AI

It seems to me…. “By their very nature, heuristic shortcuts will produce biases, and that is true for both humans and artificial intelligence, but the heuristics of AI are not necessarily the human ones.” ~ Daniel Kahneman[1]. It is very … Continue reading

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IoT Availability

It seems to me…. “If you think that the internet has changed your life, think again. The IoT is about to change it all over again!” ~ Brendan O’Brien[1]. The Internet of Things (IoT), usually assumed to refer to everyday … Continue reading

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