Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area: AI Super-Intelligence Fear Mongering

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” –Arthur C. Clarke Our fear of technology is deeply rooted in society. Some countries, mostly in East-Asia are more open to embrace unknown technologies than others. Those from my own tribe (the German speaking world) are usually skeptic when compared to the Japanese, where despite[¹] an aging […]

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What Kant can teach about critical thought and tech innovation

Technology bashing[1][2] has been in vogue lately. I’m probably not the only one disillusioned with the direction our industry is heading[1]. When I started out the Web/Internet promised democracy, freedom, personal empowerment through knowledge sharing. Today every big tech firm wants to become a monopoly[1][2]. There is no room for others. It’s all or nothing, […]

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