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Snowden: Tech Workers Are Complicit in How Their Companies Hurt Society - VICE - 0 views

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    "Former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden says that tech workers need to think long and hard about how their labor is used by companies to amass power, surveil people, and fundamentally change society, and need to think about whether it is ethical to work at tech companies at all."
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Covid-19 makes it clearer than ever: access to the internet should be a universal right... - 0 views

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    "Life went on - with limited disruption, if not quite as normal. After all, I have enough space, equipment and internet connectivity to work comfortably from home. In some ways, life has become more efficient. Less jet lag. More sanity."
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Your Boss Is Watching You: Work-From-Home Boom Leads To More Surveillance : NPR - 0 views

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    "Company emails that she provided to NPR show her employer believed the tracking software would improve the team's productivity and efficiency while everyone was working from home."
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The post-human world is emerging, will free humans resist? -- Society's Child -- Sott.net - 0 views

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    ""It literally is at a point now we've created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. That is literally where we are. I would encourage all of you how to internalize this is - if you feed the beast, the beast will destroy you.""
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AI: The Wealth of Nations - Towards Data Science - 0 views

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    "The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith, should be a required reading for every head of state. What took 17 years to be written and transformed the whole world, takes only a few days to read it. Right in the first page Smith asserts that the wealth of "every nation… [is] regulated by two different circumstances; first by the skill, dexterity, and judgment with which its labour is generally applied; and, secondly, by the proportion between the number of those who are employed in useful labour,""
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The economics of artificial intelligence | McKinsey & Company - 0 views

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    " The machine's doing the prediction, making the distinct role of judgment in decision making clearer. So as the value of human prediction falls, the value of human judgment goes up because AI doesn't do judgment-it can only make predictions and then hand them off to a human to use his or her judgment to determine what to do with those predictions."
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What Happens When Robots Can Do All the Jobs? - 0 views

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    "What do you think? Will robotic super-intelligence lead us towards salvation or poverty?"
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