SciFriday: Facebook Builds the Beast System

June 28, 2019

Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, raises the disturbing prospect of people with views they deem unacceptable—conservative, Christian, or (horrors!) conservative Christian—from being not just deplatformed, but unable to buy and sell if the day comes that Libra becomes a global currency.

Honoring the old goat demons

June 7, 2016

Dignitaries from all across Europe attended a bizarre ceremony for the opening of a new tunnel in the Swiss Alps

Open source A.I.

December 13, 2015

TECH VISIONARIES have formed a new non-profit artificial intelligence startup. The goal is to make sure the first true AI is “good”. Click here for the notes and the audio.

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