AI is not alive. But, somehow it has the opportunity to live. Deepmind has produced art that sold for $8,000. AI can live in our computers or on the web and write sports articles and compose music. They seem to hold down jobs and be able to make critical decisions. The question of whether AI… Continue reading Is Artificial Intelligence Entitled to Personhood?
AI is a far reaching concern that stretches much further than an immediate need for a better understanding of where ethics come from. It goes to the heart of economics as well. Automation has reduced the number of manual labourers, which has permitted highly skilled specialisations in medicine, science, engineering, philosophy, technology, politics and more… Continue reading Humans Need not Apply: what to do with mass unemployment
Disabled people should be paid less for a job until they learn a workaround and can match other employees on productivity. This is not a judgement on their moral worth, but their economic one. It's a good thing.
I am an honest person. I’m not necessarily very open, but I am honest(ish). My default position is to assume a person deserves honesty. That can leave me in a bit of a pickle. My CV is an honest CV. Those really were my jobs, that really was my responsibility and above all these people… Continue reading Competing Vitae: I think I need to ‘embellish’ my CV
I’m 23, and my entire life has built up to get a good job. I had an academic dad who pushed me through my early education and I got good GCSE results and good A-level results. I probably could have done better, but I had a dad who didn’t realise that being pushy on one… Continue reading Employment is Difficult to Find