Tag: Automation

The Robots Are Here (Vlog)

Automation is a hot topic these days. There are lots of ramifications. Whether they be economic, social, or psychological the domain in which they lie is well suited to philosophical exploration. In this super breif video I go over some recent developments that depending…

The Future – The Seven Pillars of Dawn

In the future….   1) Number crunching and decision making will be done via algorithm. Algorithms don’t require bonuses. CEO’s will become Baristas. 2) The most hipstery Baristas will use the power of snark to become managers and tell the CEO to get the…

Look Out Boss! It’s the Bots!

            The closing paragraphs of ‘The New Yorker article, ‘Machine Hands’ (John Seabrook), contain this little nugget: “It’s also possible that this second wave of A.I.-based mechanization will automate the farmer’s job long before it removes the need for…