tech, startups, internet

Phrenology, insurance claims, and digital gaydar

“You read that right: an insurance company in 2021 is defending itself against charges, circulated widely in the AI ethics Twitter dogpile on their original thread, that they’re using the Late Renaissance pseudosciences of phrenology and physiognomy on their customers.” | learn […]

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AI magic makes century-old films look new

I came here for the colorized and sharpened San Francisco, a Trip down Market Street, and it was great. There is also upgraded old footage from France, Japan and the Moon! | learn more

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Can AI shift the laws of economics?

Rob May offers an interesting line of thinking. “The laws of economics aren’t fixed forever. As AI impacts society in many ways, and as AI makes more decisions for humans that we no longer make ourselves, it is very possible the […]