Thursday, September 17, 2020

How to Declutter Your Digital WorldWe

How Algorithms Are Changing What We Read Online The Walrus

AI ethics groups are repeating one of society’s classic mistakes MIT Technology Review

How tech billionaires’ visions of human nature shape our world The Conversation. “The ancient Greeks had a name for someone with the courage to tell truths that could put them in danger – the parrhesiast. But the parrhesiast needed a listener who promised to not to react with anger. This parrhesiastic contract allowed dangerous truth-telling. We have shredded this contract.”

A pain reliever that alters perceptions of riskScience Daily 

Wisconsin Farmer Plants 2 Million Sunflowers To Make People Smile Patch

How to Declutter Your Digital World

The New York Times – “Working remotely may have eliminated your commute and allowed you to spend the day in your pajamas, but it also means you’re most likely bombarded with digital communication every second of the day — from personal and professional emails crowding your inboxes to push notifications reminding you of every news development to the nonstop viral allure of Twitter and Instagram. If you are suffering from tech fatigue, or simply trying to become more productive online, here are steps you can take to organize your digital landscape…”