Posts Tagged ‘humarithm‘

Survive the Robot Apocalypse in 5 Steps

It’s our fear of others that encourages war, or the withholding of life saving technologies from those who need them, simply because they’re uninsured. It’s our fear of others that creates a national budget where 60% of resources are dedicated to the military industrial complex,

How corporations capture and shatter college graduates

Elsewhere, at this vulnerable, mutable, pivotal moment, undergraduates must rely on their own wavering resolve to resist peer pressure, the herd instinct, the allure of money, flattery, prestige and security. Students, rebel against these soul-suckers! Follow your dreams, however hard it may be, however uncertain

Let’s Just Build AI That Share Our Values

Instead we should be adhering to the Proactionary Principle and begin discussing these risks insofar that we develop a strategy that’ll effectively mitigate these risks and ensure the greatest possible outcome. Bostrom envisions a superintelligent A.I. that’ll share our values and fight for us when

The Art of Asking Questions

In today’s “always on” world, there’s a rush to answer. Ubiquitous access to data and volatile business demands are accelerating this sense of urgency. But we must slow down and understand each other better in order to avoid poor decisions and succeed in this environment.

About that Mars One Mission…

Kaye is the only New York-area native among 100 finalists for Mars One, a private Dutch mission to put the first humans on another planet with a self-sustaining, permanent colony. And remember now, it’s a one-way trip. Nobody gets to return to Earth on this

Burning Man for the Elite

“I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley,” Mr. Musk said to a Re/Code reporter, while using a number of expletives to describe the festival. “If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it.” Executives partying and

AI: New challenges for the legal profession

The development of Artificial Intelligence, which is likely to speed up in the near future, will bring forth new and complex questions to which no legal system in the world has an answer. It is therefore necessary for the legal community to begin to consider

Top 12 threats to humanity

Earlier this month researchers at the Global Challenges Foundation released a thorough and unsettling look at what threatens human civilization. To give you an idea of the types of items that truly threaten us: number 1 on the list is A.I. and number 12 is Bad