The Curiosity Index (31.01.2018)

4 reasons to make your kids go to church And on that note also The Key to Saving Teenagers. Parents your kids need to see you love Jesus Active Listening: The Master Key to Effective Communication Such an important skill. This is worth the 11 minutes of you time that it will take to read. A loop eternal: welcome to the Big Dog Backyard Ultra Mental. Ruins of Sweden’s oldest church sheltered by a new A-frame building I think this is something Sweden does well, make something beautiful to preserve…

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Book Review: The Rise of the Robots

The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment by Martin Ford My rating: 3 of 5 stars If your job is any way routine and predictable the chances are that the answer is yes. It’s not just factory jobs that have been replaced by machines, but data analysis, taxi-drivers, and even doctors. The extensive list of areas & industries where computers and robots are increasing their presence is significant and sometimes unexpected. Even my own industry of journalism has seen an algorithm write efficient (but not…

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Made in the image of google

The world is moving fast and technology has its foot on the accelerator. A machine can beat the best human at chess or go. Artificial Intelligence isn’t the future it’s the present. So people are beginning to grapple with the question of What to Think About Machines That Think because although a computer does not think in the way a human thinks, robots can and are solving problems that we once thought only humans were capable of doing. Although of course it’s highly likely that Everything You Know About Artificial Intelligence is Wrong. And if…

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