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Who Is Afraid of AGI?

Who Is Afraid of AGI?
5 months ago

Who Is Afraid of AGI?

In the alarm-ridden discourse surrounding artificial intelligences, one warning tends to capture the most attention, perhaps due to its apocalyptic flavor: AI will be our downfall; it’s going to wipe …
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“In this Conversation.” Gianni Vattimo: 1936-2023
5 months ago

“In this Conversation.” Gianni Vattimo: 1936-2023

Much has man (Mensch) learnt.

Many of the heavenly ones has he named,

Since we have been a conversation

And have been …
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Absolute Invariants in Physics and Society
5 months ago

Absolute Invariants in Physics and Society

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The Albanian prime minister Edi Rama told the following joke at an international conference: “Russia is considering unifying its time zones because there is a nine-hour difference between one side …
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The Silence of the Gods
6 months ago

The Silence of the Gods

I moved to Canada during the Vietnam war and almost by accident found myself an undergrad at Saint Michael’s College at the University of Toronto. I’m anything but Catholic, but …
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Beyond Democracy?
6 months ago

Beyond Democracy?

More than two thousand years ago there was a king obsessed with demonstrating his greatness before other men as tyrants do best, through war and the use of violence. He …
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