Tiny AI Assassins

This is an extreme example, no doubt, but a particularly good reason why we need to clarify AI ethics and moral responsibility for AI agents in whatever form.

Glass Houses

Glass houses and all that. When the government started laying in heavy into businesses over cybersecurity issues, it was only a matter of time before it became apparent that government agencies are far from stellar performers in this space. When the ATO can be duped, I don’t think anyone can relax.

Funny Physics

I don’t know where this is from but it’s clever and funny. Perfect. Physics is funny.

AI Ethics Reality Check

After absorbing a number of books, papers and presentations by academic philosophers on ethics and emerging technologies who I felt actually didn’t understand the technologies very well at all at a functional level, I think this short article provides some good insights to ponder and perhaps the need for some different ways to approach the… Continue reading AI Ethics Reality Check

No Time to Think

I’ve long argued that one of the fundamental problems with the modern business world is the lack of time (or even encouragement) to really think deeply. The problem is that thinking doesn’t look like working. And yet it could well be the most important thing we do in a day, but modern work is shaped… Continue reading No Time to Think

Confusing Musk

If you have any interest in autonomous machines, AI or Machine Learning, then this excellent review of the latest from Tesla is well worth the time. Tesla/Musk is an interesting blend of vision and marketing. It certainly will be intriguing to see where it lands. But, the criticisms raised in this piece are balanced and… Continue reading Confusing Musk

Taking Charge

A great line from one of my all-time favourite books.((Towles, Amor. A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel. Penguin, 2019.)) I cannot recommend it highly enough. Especially right now, if you’d like to get a nice broad view of Russian history. “If a man does not master his circumstances then he is bound to be mastered… Continue reading Taking Charge