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Zuckerberg and Worstall are clueless about Universal Basic Income

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A Brief History of Morality

A Brief History of Morality Morality arose out of the rule, Tit for Tat. Do something bad to me and I’ll do something bad to you. The possibility of retaliation deters a wrongdoer. Right from the first human, we already … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Automation

The Ethics of Automation As AI develops, it will have to be imbued with the set of values that we call morals. Just as humans are fast becoming aware that we have a duty to all the other creatures that … Continue reading

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The Cost of Automation

The Cost of Automation Repeatedly we have been told that automation does not cost jobs. Let’s look at situations where this is true. A factory that was going out of business may automate and become more productive, allowing it to … Continue reading

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A Look at the Future of AI

A Look at the Future Already, autonomous implementations of AI are common. If you are on Facebook, for example, software decides which posts are going to appear on your feed. Financial traders execute buy and sell orders for hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Trolley Problem Part II

Creating an algorithm for the Trolley Problem On the Playing Field we have Players You, the decision-maker The five people on Track 1 The one person on Track 2 A version of the Trolley Problem takes away the switch and … Continue reading

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The Trolley Problem Part I

The Trolley Problem I have two arms, but fingers none. I have two feet, but cannot run. I carry well, but carry best with my feet off the ground. What am I? * The ethical dilemma called the Trolley Problem … Continue reading

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