Onestitatea ca valoare morala a fost o piatra de temelie a civilizatiei iudeo-crestine inca din momentele sale incipiente. Exodul 20:16 interzice marturia falsa impotriva aproapelui, o formulare care, desi interesanta la prima vedere, este interpretata in Crestinism ca interzicerea minciunii. Sigur ca putem merge mai departe, la traditiile filosofice elenistice din perioada antichitatii clasice, unde…
Gen Z, Between Optimism And Despair
The big issues with the new generations.
John Green’s Woke Guilt
What being woke presupposes nowadays.
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…
Another Day, Another Guru: “Think Like A Monk” Review
Jay Shetty is yet another faceless, noise making cog in the horrible Self-Help Guru economical complex. He’s shallowness is only surpassed by his hypocrisy.
“Post Corona” and Beyond
The state of where we’re at, with David Rothkopf and Scott Gallaway
🇬🇧 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…
🇬🇧 Harari’s Sapiens: But Now It’s a Comic
The same incorrect over-simplifications, now in comic book form!
🇬🇧 Notes on Stories and Meaning: with Elif Shafak and Viktor Frankl
“Do we not know the feeling that overtakes us when we are in the presence of a particular person and, roughly translates as: the fact that this person exists in the world at all, this alone makes this world, and a life in it, meaningful.”
🇬🇧 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…