The Information Review
Information, Technology & Systemic Change
Internet Review
Can AI Dream of a Social System?
Apr 15, 2023
I fed the following prompt to the OpenAI Playground text generator:  "Write an essay justifying the need for creating an...
Research Questions
AI-Generated Content: Training AI in Thinking
Apr 14, 2023
One focus of this blog has been the use of advanced computation to solve social problems. For instance, I have...
Technological Change
Animal Cyborgs in the Military!
Feb 17, 2023
Recently a representative of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India talked to the press about a project...
Stephen Hawking on Growth-Oriented Keynesian Economics
Oct 15, 2022
"During the inflationary period the universe borrowed heavily from its gravitational energy to finance the creation of more matter. The...
Marina Lewycka on Disillusionment with The Powers That Be
Oct 15, 2022
"No, it's the same people who are always in power, Vera. Sometimes they call themselves communists, sometimes capitalists, sometimes devoutly...
Brian Clegg on Brain-Computer Interfaces
Sep 13, 2022
"The biggest problem with introducing electrodes into the brain, apart from the non-trivial risk of damage during implantation, is that...
How Will AI Change Everything Without Changing Anything?
Sep 11, 2022
The Microsoft AI for Good program offers "organizations working to solve global challenges to the environment, humanitarian issues, accessibility, health,...
Technological Change
The End of War
Aug 28, 2022
Since the earliest use of fire at least many hundred thousand years ago (if not earlier), technology has always been...
Technological Change
Social Contract Generators
Aug 03, 2022
Supposing we are able to ward off any possibility of violence and prevent incapacitating aging indefinitely and heal all diseases,...
Social Systems
Democracy Without the Majoritarian Abuse of Power
Jun 11, 2022
While people have tried to critique or defend populism, it has just become necessary in democracies because it helps whip...
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