Insights on enterprise, AI, and cognitive science.
by Nell Watson
e.g. – DAOs, AI, Philosophy, Entrepreneurship
How to bring the power of A.I. into your organisation
An essay on how machine intelligence, economics, and ethics will reshape our future
A short, positive, science fiction story by Nell Watson
Playing ones life as a game can make it more fun
Dividends from A.I. driven ventures may provide a resource commons
Humans are a form of biological A.I. Are we trustworthy enough to be let out of our cage?
Chatbots currently have many limitatations, but are evolving quickly
Who is pet and who is master can switch around unexpectedly
Upholding good faith, and respecting that of others, is key to peace in our time
Civilizations require enough momentum to constantly escape resource constraints
Machine creativity can help us to solve very complex problems
Self-driving vehicles will have massive downstream economic effects
Our ancestors tamed vicious wolves into dogs. Now we must do the same with A.I.
Success requires the optimism to reach into the future and pull it back to the present
Companies are an extention of the characters of those who build them
Radical transparency makes it much harder for bad actors to get away with it
Technology may soon enable us to feel the emotions of others
Not everyone is currently capable of participating in a knowledge economy
Humanity must move past our lack of empathy for other animals
Virtualized cybernetic ventures will reshape our economy
Machines may help us to find the constructal laws of ethics
Humans have multiple levels of consciousness within them
An ethical question I had on my mind recently:
Suppose that you are Captain Kirk on the bridge of the Enterprise.
Klingons are about to beam on to the bridge. Klingons have disruptors, which are designed purely to maim and kill.
Someday we will have Siri or Cortana not in our pocket, but inside our bodies
What happens when machines become more moral than humans?
A sufficiently benevolent action may appear malevolent
AI-driven decision support systems for CEOs will be a crucial tool.
The hardest journeys may bring the greatest rewards of character
Finding universalizable rulesets at the bottom of various creeds
The process of teafching virtue to machines
New challenges arise when we are ready to face them
Venture Capital has many perverse incentives. It can be reformed
A silly meditation on HTML and STDs
Memories are tainited by our present knowledge and perceptions
Courage and persistence are key traits that enable the other ones
Different personalities do business for different reasons
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