The Risk of Putting Our Knowledge in the Hands of Machines (via The Atlantic)

Automation , Man Machine Futures

“All can be lost,” warned Nicholas Carr in his post on The Atlantic from November 2013.

Lead_large by Kyle Bean“The experience of airlines should give us pause. It reveals that automation, for all its benefits, can take a toll on the performance and talents of those who rely on it. The implications go well beyond safety. Because automation alters how we act, how we learn, and what we know, it has an ethical dimension. The choices we make, or fail to make, about which tasks we hand off to machines shape our lives and the place we make for ourselves in the world.”

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