How to make social media smarter

Some of the best explanations and deep dives I have ever found were on social media platforms. Do not ask me to link to them. They are gone. Lost in the flood.

They were generally a comment to some question. You would not find them at the top. No, that spot is reserved for viral cheekiness. Instead you would find them some way down. ...

Your average person's debt

For most people, debt is a fact of life. Used responsibly, debt can be a useful financial tool that allows us to afford big purchases like cars, homes, and education. Loans and credit provide access to money we don't currently have, but allow us to pay it back over time.

However, debt becomes problematic when it grows uncontrolled. H...

Mitigating the Potential Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

The bots are coming! Artificial intelligence’s abilities are growing. What are the potential dangers? This is the hub for discussing this coming future.

It is unclear exactly how capable AI is going to become. Will they be narrow intelligences or general intelligences? Will the AI remain tools OR become agents in their own right. Re...

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The Dynamics of Traditional Hierarchies

The traditional hierarchy is generally characterized by rigid, top-down structures. In these structures, decision-making power is usually held by a single leader or a small group of individuals.

This traditional style of hierarchy is common in many organizations… from Countries to Companies to family groupings. In this article we wil...

The Housing Market

“Housing is always a safe stable investment” my parents used to say this to me. You can forgive them. While there are exceptions (cough, cough, 2008) this statement is generally true. The population is always rising, but the amount of land stays the same… especially in cities… where the jobs are. So, demand is generally always higher...

How dangerous is AI?

This guy confidently says AI is going to kill us all. He makes some compelling arguments. It is really worth reading his blog post. AGI Ruin: A List of Lethalities - LessWrong. Below is a drastically reduced summary.

1. AGI will not be upper-bounded by human ability or human learning speed. Things much smarter than human would be ab...

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Mitigating the Potential Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

The bots are coming! Artificial intelligence’s abilities are growing. What are the potential dangers? This is the hub for discussing this coming future.

It is ...

Implementing Asimov’s Laws of Robotics (The first law) - How alignment could work.

The Three Laws of Robotics

In 1942 Isaac Asimov started a series of short stories about robots. In those stories, his robots were programed to obey the three la...

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