Masquerading as Human

Jim Burrows
May 5, 2017 · 9 min read
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“On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a lightbulb.” With aid from HeroMachine and Wiki Commons

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a lightbulb. Cybersecurity & the ethics of the simplest of “personified systems”—things that act as if they were human: Clickbots, Zombies, and Imposter ‘bots.

Markets, Vigilantes, Rules and Regulations


Personified Systems

Working towards AI and autonomous systems that are worthy…

Jim Burrows

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Got on the ‘net (the ARPAnet) in ’74. Spent 4 decades doing things I’ve never done before. Currently researching Machine Ethics. Prev: Eng. VP at Silent Circle.

Personified Systems

Working towards AI and autonomous systems that are worthy of trust.

Jim Burrows

Written by

Got on the ‘net (the ARPAnet) in ’74. Spent 4 decades doing things I’ve never done before. Currently researching Machine Ethics. Prev: Eng. VP at Silent Circle.

Personified Systems

Working towards AI and autonomous systems that are worthy of trust.

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