Of Internet Trolls and the Tower of Babel

Of Internet Trolls and the Tower of Babel

Chloe is training for, arguably, the internet’s most difficult job: full-time content moderator — aka “process executive” — for Facebook (though actually employed by a subcontractor named Cognizant). A key part of the training has involved trying to harden herself...
AI and the Future of Healthcare

AI and the Future of Healthcare

On July 18th, Tim Weinhold joined approximately 150 others at The Future of AI in Healthcare conference here in Seattle, a one-day event focused on cutting-edge developments at the intersection of healthcare and AI. The innovations discussed covered a wide spectrum:...
Facing the Flood of Intelligence

Facing the Flood of Intelligence

The biblical story of the Fall, when Adam and Eve are banished from the Garden of Eden for having made the choice (however persuaded) to taste of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, exposed humanity’s innate hunger for knowledge. Since then humans have been on an...
Playing in the Cybernetic Meadow

Playing in the Cybernetic Meadow

“I like to think (and the sooner the better!) of a cybernetic meadow where mammals and computers live together in mutually programming harmony like pure water touching clear sky.” — Richard Brautigan   In his 1967 poem, “All Watched Over By Machines of Loving...
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