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I have believed for a long time now that the term "artificial intelligence" is a bad name for the field and actually hurt it. Whether it was justified or legitimate when first adopted, the current narrative of many tech Co. and hype around #ArtificialIntelligence are detrimental.
Recently, the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law decided to stop using it and explain their reasons in this very interesting read:
techpolicy.press/artifice-and-

I wish more communicative bodies would follow.

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So, people say you should apply for jobs you're not qualified for, and that ... to me that smells a lot like "github is your resume", advice born of relative privilege that isn't really meaningful to anyone who isn't.

That doesn't necessarily make it bad advice, but not for those reasons. Just that it's a mistake to think of a job as-described as something you're either qualified for or not.

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Please take a moment to watch Vangelis just... improvise what sounds like an entire orchestral symphony on the most incredible rig I've ever seen.

youtube.com/watch?v=7gxHtZSFlK

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This seems like something we should collectively be aware of :

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👴 OK kids...

Before #Mastodon, before #socialMedia, before the #Web, we had the #BBS.

If you wanna learn from those who came before, here's a comprehensive 5-hour #documentary about bulletin board systems. 🤓

(Of course, given the world back then it's mostly 5 hours of old white guys. So it goes!)

invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=

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RT @LouisBusch@twitter.com

The @OntarioPCParty@twitter.com approach to autism? Put your most incompetent ministers in to lie, cheat, and steal from families, blow up the waitlist to 50,000, and pretend like everything is fine.

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So PC party tables a big-spending budget, but won't promise to use it if they're elected.

It's like lying in advance.

RT @ColinDMello@twitter.com

BREAKING: Ontario's PC party is not committing to reintroducing the same budget document that's just been tabled by Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy.

A $198B spending document that promises nearly $160B in capital spending over 10 years.

Oh hai. I hear this is where all the kool people hang out these days.

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