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The Fixer 09

The next attempt targeted Ned. It was just two days later that Tim had sent him down to the state’s corporation records office. For once, they were on a case trying absolve someone — a senator — of false accusations. … Continue reading

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The Fixer 07

In the last exchange between Ned and Franklin before sending the souped up cell phone, there was a warning. It fit right into the game dialog. “You know that this makes you a party to espionage, Franklin. Somehow you poked … Continue reading

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The Fixer 02

It was just a few blocks home. As he walked, Ned went back over the whole operation in his mind. The state was forced by class action lawsuit to make available a collection of old databases. The one that interested … Continue reading

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Befuddling AI

Anything that humans design by their intellect and talents cannot possibly rise above that level. It will never be more than what is theoretically possible for humans. Artificial intelligence (AI) will be quicker and more precise, certainly more consistent, but … Continue reading

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The Tracking Economy

I offer no advice at all, just my impression of things I’ve seen. We have the Tech Big Five: Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook. They all have one thing in common — tracking. They are all trying to monetize … Continue reading

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Consciousness Doesn’t Compute

Just a quick item: Consciousness Does Not Compute (and Never Will), Says Korean Scientist. Unless this is some sort of hoax, it’s nice to see someone with serious technology chops say that the math refuses to go where consciousness stands … Continue reading

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AI: How Bad Could It Be?

I have no doubt we shall be troubled greatly by whatever passes for Artificial Intelligence (AI). The term AI itself is ill-defined at best, but that’s not the point. We are developing machines capable of acting on some measure of … Continue reading

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