It’s a hard, often thankless job, shouldering the narrative burden of WDD, which is why for our first year, we chose a pair of Narrators: Maeve O and Dr. Harriet Church, the Dentist and the Doctor, two personalities as big as the stories they portrayed. Both of their excellent array of contributions will continue to […]Read more "WDD : PS 2017 : NARRATOR SELECTION"
In and Out of Focus Additional Shownotes: Buckminster Fuller A short note on birds, more to come later; as the direct descendants of dinosaurs, birds represent the apotheosis of opposition to the mammalian races, the ultimate middle finger to all we have accomplished and hope to accomplish.Read more "Walking Discourse, Diatribe : Episode One :"
Summer is ending, Fall is warming up, Winter feels years away, and the PS Prize Pool now sits at $500. Happy October everyone. Comic front: PS 6: Double Pickup Stiks is currently being edited, and should be ready for publication before the end of the year. Whether that publication with be with an established publishing […]Read more "State of the W 5: Things Fall"
Nick Bostrom, vaunted Swedish philosopher at the University of Oxford, and author of the book Superintelligence, argues therein that: Human-level machine intelligence has a fairly sizeable chance of being developed by mid-century, and that it has a non-trivial chance of being developed considerably sooner or much later; that it might perhaps fairly soon thereafter result in […]Read more "What kinds of Superintelligences might we expect?"