Worshiping Technology Gods: Exponential Technologies And Anthropic Abundance

Ancient Roman lead water pipes (1st century). Grosvenor Museums, Chester, UK. WIKIMEDIA PUBLIC DOMAIN, WOLFGANG SAUBER Lead provided ancient Romans with an ideal material for plumbing (hence the Latin word for lead, plumbum). Asbestos radically improved fire safety. They also destroyed [Read More…]

GOOGLE CONTINUES INVESTMENTS IN MILITARY AND POLICE AI TECHNOLOGY THROUGH VENTURE CAPITAL ARM

LAST YEAR,GOOGLE faced internal revolt from many employees over its handling of Project Maven, a secretive contract between the company and the Department of Defense to use artificial intelligence to improve the military’s drone targeting capabilities. After a series of internal, worker-led protests [Read More…]