Knowledge Pods
KnowledgePods: Transacting in #Knowledge beyond #AI
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“To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust”

Excerpt From
Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Don’t kid yourself. The war is on and we need a cease-fire line to reach across and shake hands.

Neo at Machine City in Matrix Revolutions

Just saw the coded euphemism again. “People should focus on more value-add activities while machines take care of the drudgery.”

No, this was not the usual call center automation or the automated claim assignment sort of things that we hear about all the time.

This ‘drudgery’ automation was aimed at…

So why the big deal about efficiency when all I need be is effective first?

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Effectiveness seems to be more important than efficiency. Being effective means my effort is meeting its purpose. I am achieving my goals. This is distinct from being efficient in my efforts. …

Current AI revolution would not be possible without enablers. In fact, a lot of AI is theory is not really new even though some techniques are. But it is the many other environmental factors that are reaching critical mass — enabling AI realization.

We now have cheaper, powerful, miniaturized computing; increasing streams of accessible data; higher consumer expectations with digital personal assistants and self-driving cars; serious public policy discussions around employment and universal basic income — and even draft proposals on changes to laws if AI were ‘people’ and had ‘ethical challenges’.

Tracking AI progress means tracking advances and challenges in all of these environmental enablers too.

Knowledge Pods

KnowledgePods: Transacting in #Knowledge beyond #AI

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