The existential paranoia fueling Elon Musk’s fear of AI | Document Journal

June 17th, 2018 No comments

The scaremongering by Musk and other ‘tech-bros’ says more about the exploitative business model of Silicon Valley than Artificial Intelligence’s capacity to do actual harm.

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U.S. dairy subsidies equal 73 percent of producer returns, says new report – RealAgriculture

June 17th, 2018 No comments
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Exponential Economist Meets Finite Physicist | Do the Math

June 17th, 2018 No comments
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People Can’t Pay Rent, Debt Is Insane, and the Economy Is Somehow ‘Great’ – VICE

June 17th, 2018 No comments
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Don’t Eat Before Reading This | The New Yorker

June 16th, 2018 No comments
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Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

June 16th, 2018 No comments
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Sucking carbon dioxide from air is cheaper than scientists thought

June 11th, 2018 No comments
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Opinion | Trump Tries to Destroy the West – The New York Times

June 11th, 2018 No comments
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Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud.

June 7th, 2018 No comments

A recent Sunday afternoon at the Bridge City Collective cannabis shop in North Portland saw a steady flow of customers. Little wonder: A gram of weed was selling for less than the price of a glass of wine.

Source: Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud.

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Do Glocks Have Safeties? | The Writer’s Guide to Weapons

June 4th, 2018 No comments
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