Monday, August 20, 2018

We’re At The Point The Machines Are Merging With Us (Cool!)

"Give me lucky generals,” he supposedly insisted. The French Emperor understood that only the truly skilful had the ability to create their own luck.

"Listen. Understand. That Terminator is out there. It can't be reasoned with, it can't be bargained doesn't feel pity or remorse or fear...and it absolutely will not stop. Ever. Until you are dead." ~Kyle Reese, The Terminator, Orion Pictures Corporation 1984

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Ceramics with mesmerizing patterns, by artist Brendan Monroe

China’s surveillance and persecution of the Uighur minority group reaches into other 
countries, including the US.
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 Those new service sector jobs: intimacy directors.

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We’re At The Point The Machines Are Merging With Us (Cool!)

This is a moment to be savored, even as we sound new notes of care and caution about the speed, nature and range of these changes. Part of this process involves getting used to the alien nature and pervasive reach of the many new subintelligences that now surround us. These are the algorithms that talk with us, that watch us, that trade for us, that select dates for us, that suggest what we might buy, sell, or wear. They are the algorithms that pool information about us, and that will slowly permeate the full range of human-built environments, from bridges to roads to cities and more minor intelligent devices

The Benefits Of Being Sad (Sometimes)

Recent research suggests that experiencing not-so-happy feelings actually promotes psychological wellbeing. A study published in the journal Emotion in 2016 took 365 German participants aged 14 to 88… The team found that the link between negative mental states and poor emotional and physical health was weaker in individuals who considered negative moods as useful. Indeed, negative moods correlated with low life satisfaction only in people who did not perceive adverse feelings as helpful or pleasant.

Tax Commissioner seeks to conceal financial sector illegal conduct