Short edition this week (if you exclude the massive 51 minute read about artificial intelligence). Taking a hiatus next week for Christmas and will be back for a New Year's edition on Sunday 27 December.
A day reclaiming the beach has become a movement convinced that it needs to reclaim the entire country.
Ten Years Since Cronulla, Things are Most Definitely Worse
by Aamer Rahman for VICE
on 10 December 2015.
6 min read
Bostrom writes, "Artificial intelligence already outperforms human intelligence in many domains." The examples range from chess to Scrabble.
Bostrom's book essentially asks: What if it were? Assume that it has a broad ability to consider problems and that it has access to the Internet.
They’re funding a new organization, OpenAI, to pursue the most advanced forms of artificial intelligence — and give the results to the public
How Elon Musk and Y Combinator Plan to Stop Computers From Taking Over
by Steven Levy for Backchannel
on 11 December 2015.
11 min read
A statistical analysis of whom is most likely a Donald Trump supporter.
A lot of pickup truck owners and Fox News enthusiasts.
Who is the Average Donald Trump Supporter?
by Rob Leathern
on 1 December 2015.
4 min read