Technology | 5 posts:

Why Machines Will Never Rule the World

A book review about imminent, world-dooming, Skynet-and-Matrix-manifesting artificial intelligence.

Who Is the People? Pt. 2

A short voyage through Arrow's impossibility theorem, and what it means for self-government.

Who Is the People? Pt. 1

We're used to lies in politics, but nonsense is another matter, and perhaps the worst gob of nonsense today is our set of beliefs surrounding the People.

Level 5 Society

Over 200 years of meteoric technological progress seem to have given way to stagnation. Might energy play a part in the story?

Science, Heuretica, and Funding the Public Good

If you speak to anyone involved in publicly funded research (except a university provost) you will hear a ready opinion on its dysfunction.