OK, this blog has made some pretty wild predictions over the years; from loss of privacy & security, through societal decay from social media & 24/7 connectivity, mass unemployment by AI & automation, to industrial environmental catastrophe and a technocapitalist Armageddon. Now there’s clear evidence of the first of these forecasts coming true, any chance of taking any of the others seriously? Maybe before it’s too late might be a good idea?
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A superb keynote from Charles Stross, opening this year’s ‘Chaos Communication Congress’.
Yet more hidden dangers in emerging technology in the hands of technocapitalism!
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On the desk
- Effective Age-gating for Online Alcohol Sales (Final Report) Tuesday 9th June 2020
- Another Week, Another Nonsense Graph from the Government! Monday 11th May 2020
- How to Lie with Statistics! Tuesday 7th April 2020
- Going up Exponentially … Tuesday 24th March 2020
- AI/Machine Learning for Minefield Clearance Tuesday 25th February 2020
- And so it continues … Monday 20th January 2020
- Research into Effective Age-Gating for Online Alcohol Sales Friday 10th January 2020
- More Predictions Coming True? Monday 2nd December 2019
- Technology Changing the World? It’s time for the regular reminder … Friday 15th November 2019
- New edition of ‘Conscious’ Tuesday 1st October 2019
In the drawers
Under the lamp
Towards the back
Around the room