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Individual Ownership on the Internet 0 (0)

2019-07-05T04:17:36-04:00

On Thursday, Gelernter published a post on Medium declaring his grievances against our favorite social media overlord, Facebook. He’s directing his ire into a new company called Revolution Populi, a social network that emphasizes individual data ownership and democratic rule by its users. Hence the patriotic timing. “For me, this is an opportunity to take

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The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet 0 (0)

2019-02-18T10:55:10-05:00

Read newsletters instead of News Feeds. Fall back to private group chats. Put the person back in personalization. Buy your own server. Start a blog. Embrace anonymity. Own your own domain. Spend time on federated social networks rather than centralized ones. Source: The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

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A Bill of Rights for the Age of Artificial Intelligence 0 (0)

2019-02-18T09:37:50-05:00

If robots don’t have exactly the same consciousness as humans, then this is used as an excuse to give them different rights, analogous to arguments that other tribes or races are less than human. Read more...     Source: Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI

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A neural network can learn to organize the world it sees into concepts 0 (0)

2019-01-30T05:23:24-05:00

Generative adversarial networks are not just good for causing mischief. They can also show us how AI algorithms “think.” GANs, or generative adversarial networks, are the social-media starlet of AI algorithms. They are responsible for creating the first AI painting ever sold at an art auction and for superimposing celebrity faces on the bodies of porn stars. They

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How to Fix Social Media by Injecting A Chunk of the Blogosphere 0 (0)

2019-01-19T04:33:18-05:00

Matt and Alexis are, in their own way, trying to inject something of the old spirit of the blogosphere into their social media use. In Alexis’s case, it’s the socially mediated newsreader function. In Matt’s, it’s the comment thread, the great discussions we used to have on blogs like Snarkmarket. — Read on kottke.org/19/01/how-to-fix-social-media-by-injecting-a-chunk-of-the-blogosphere Matt

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The Real Value of Facebook – Douglas Rushkoff – Medium 0 (0)

2019-01-10T17:17:09-05:00

Thanks in part to recent revelations about how the company gave access to user data and private messages to Netflix, Spotify, and others, as well as the dirty tricks campaign to smear Facebook critic… — Read on medium.com/s/douglas-rushkoff/the-real-value-of-facebook-19d1d6cb3003

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The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads – MIT Technology Review 0 (0)

2018-12-30T06:43:35-05:00

BrainNet allows collaborative problem-solving using direct brain-to-brain communication. — Read on www.technologyreview.com/s/612212/the-first-social-network-of-brains-lets-three-people-transmit-thoughts-to-each-others-heads/

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An autonomous robot swarm has self-organized by acting like natural cells – MIT Technology Review 0 (0)

2018-12-29T06:29:22-05:00

Hundreds of tiny robots have been made to work as a team, inspired by the biological principles of self-organization. — Read on www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612648/an-autonomous-robot-swarm-has-self-organized-by-acting-like-natural-cells/

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