Peterson’s Beyond Order: Unstructured Mess With The Occasional Jewel

Few books I have anticipated as much as Jordan Peterson’s “Beyond Order”. Although I have criticized his last book “12 Rules For Life” on this same blog, I have been somewhat of a fan of Peterson’s and the ideas he was popularizing on YouTube and the various podcasts he was invited at. I believe opposition…

🇬🇧 Professor Hofstadter Is Terrified Of AI

The following are the notes on the talk I gave with the same title, during the 2021 summer edition of “Tech Conference Europe”. The ideas presented are mostly based on a 2021 book entitled “Framers” by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, and Francis de Vericourt. “AI might show us that the human qualities we most value…

🇬🇧 Ethics of AI (mis)Use

“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds” – Robert Oppenheimer quoting from the Bhagavad Gita upon witnessing the first nuclear explosion The ethical problems relating to artificial intelligence are something of an umbrella term encompassing morality-related concerns when designing and using AI systems, as well as concerns for the behavior of the algorithms…

🇬🇧 Artificial Intelligence and Learning

Since Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms have become popularized, especially by their employment in some of entertainment and social media’s most popular products or since they can rather successfully drive cars, they have come under public scrutiny like never before. People from all sorts of fields are, no doubted under the influence of celebrity scientists talking…

🇹🇩 Cafeaua cu Diana: Despre Modernitate

Nu pot sa nu observ ca lumea se misca cu o viteza mare; fata de acum 50 ani, de exemplu. Iar, cum am mai spus in discutii anterioare, cred ca abilitatea mintii umane de a absorbi informatia care se adauga constant este limitata. Nu apuca sa cunoasca, invete, aprofundeze sau *judece* ceva, ca deja trebuie…