Consider this from a technological perspective first (i'd put out the "moralistic stance", later: Scaling Mastodon is Impossible | Armin Ronacher's Thoughts and Writings So let's talk more about Mastodon here. I have been using this for a fewweeks now in different ways and it's pretty clear that this thing isincredibly brittle. The ActivityPub is … Continue reading Scaling up virtual presence (and conversation)
I have been trying to understand how certain nation-states are "more successful" than others. You can compare and contrast the West and South East Asian nations (as one cohort) with other "developing economies" of the world (the other cohort). This blog post (long-form) is a mix of generic and factual statements (and I am trying … Continue reading Deconstructing success
I have been writing extensively around the scourge of social media, but there are very few write-ups that determine the veracity of the algorithms, which undermine the experience of the web-sites. Therefore this brilliant write-up from Scientific American deserves recommendation. Modern technologies are amplifying these biases in harmful ways, however. Search engines direct Andy to … Continue reading Social Media: Accelerates information overload and disinformation
Starting today, I'd be covering three major articles on the ethics of artificial intelligence. I link them from HBR and raise very important issues. As usual, I'd highlight the key principles in discussion and weave in my ideas around them. Some of them are pay walled, and while the bias in inherent (because the industry … Continue reading A series of articles on AI Ethics.
Are we reaching the "AI Winter" or end of the "hype cycle"? As the write up argues (well), that much of the debate around the AI/machine learning and pattern recognition was driven by the investor "hype cycle" and their echo chambers. We are not heading towards AI Winter but bracing for the inevitable slow down … Continue reading Artificial intelligence and its limits – An understanding of AI’s limitations is starting to sink in