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Weeknotes: old things, bandwidth, AI, social networks

Lots of detail on the shaping of nonviolent action, the call for citizen assemblies, collective training and community outreach.

(HT Jacob Ohrvik-Scott) Why do new (distributed / privacy-preserving / secure / whatever) clones of social media networks not succeed?

was at the launch of Nesta’s new report “imagination unleashed — democratising the knowledge economy.” The report identifies huge inequalities in the knowledge economy (the event started by mentioning Cambridge, both at the forefront of knowledge, and “the most unequal city in the UK”), and the challenge of modern progressive ideas being either trivial, or suggesting a far-off utopia, with no useful suggestions in between.

This LSE article contrasts the advice given by successful academics around how scholars should engage with policy, and the empirical literature, and policy studies.

Moral Math of Robots: Can Life and Death Decisions Be Coded?

A self-driving car has a split second to decide whether to turn into oncoming traffic or hit a child who has lost control of her bicycle. An autonomous drone needs ...

The Open Mind: Angels and Demons of A.I. - Wendell Wallach

Yale scholar Wendell Wallach talks about how to keep technology from slipping beyond our control. (Taped: 03-10-16) Premiered in May 1956, Open Mind was ...

Dangerous machines | Robert Wright & Wendell Wallach [The Wright Show]

02:49 When technology takes people's jobs 14:38 Asking your iPhone for medical advice 19:17 Killer robots! 30:43 Letting machines decide whether to push the ...

Paging Dr. Robot — How A.I. is Revolutionizing Healthcare

IBM's Watson has the ability to make a diagnosis. Apps can track and monitor patient emergencies. Our phones may soon be our medical advisors. Preventive ...

Permissionless Innovation: Discussion with Adam Thierer and Wendell Wallach

Technological innovation has exploded over the last two decades. Policymakers face new challenges as they consider the acceptable level of risk associated ...

Should robots and artificial intelligence become legal persons?

Should robots and Artificial Intelligence become legal persons? This topic was debated by professors Thomas Burri of the University of St.Gallen, Shawn Bayern ...

Artificial Intelligence, the War on God

If you have not already, sub my main channel. We will be doing LIVE STREAMS there from now on: Facebook ..

Robot Ethical Questions

Somebody asked a fantastic question in response to my video on the uncanny valley – fundamentally they were robot ethics questions and I wanted to give it the ...

AI for All | Moderating Content Online: The Role of AI

Moderating Content Online: The Role of AI was moderated by Samir Saran, Co-Chair of AI for All, President, ORF with Jack Dorsey, CEO, Twitter and Amitabh ...

Yale Professor Wendell Wallach On Killer Robots, Smart Technology & The Need For Oversight.

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