Right now, I am re-reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
These are the books that have touched my soul. Have you read any of them? Are there any that have touched yours that you think I should read?
Speak Memory. By Casey Newton, appeared in The Verge.
When her best friend died, she rebuilt him using artificial intelligence.
The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI. by Will Knight in The MIT Technology Review.
No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.
The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence, By Tim Urban for Wait But Why
We are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth. — Vernor Vinge
The Fermi Paradox By Tim Urban for Wait But Why
When confronted with the topic of stars and galaxies, a question that tantalizes most humans is, “Is there other intelligent life out there?” Let’s put some numbers to it.
Yet this fight to remain silent will not be enough: The smart city is more than just a city that watches and listens. City dwellers are constantly generating data about themselves, down to the vibrations of their footsteps.- GEOFF MANAUGH
Paul Ehrlich: ‘Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades’ https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/22/collapse-civilisation-near-certain-decades-population-bomb-paul-ehrlich