Learning a great deal by disagreeing with an excellent interlocutor—and thinking hard "out loud."
Thinking about what “Strong AI” actually is and means.
Or, Winning Slowly Season 5 redux.
And in trade, a couple paragraphs on one specifically-conservative folly.
Groundhog Day, temporal loops, agency, the past, etc.
Fighting my instinct to fight.
(And most of that time is invisible from the outside.)
Because some days you want to write, but don’t have anything particularly focused or coherent to say.
Thinking about the ways technology shapes us—smartphones, fire, and everything in between.
What does it say about us when we use a technology to critique the same technology?
Wishing and proclaiming it isn't doesn't make it so.