Hello friends! We’re writing to let you know that we will be taking a short hiatus from the newsletter for the next few months. In addition to all the…
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This week, we explore many aspects of machine intelligence: What does it mean, philosophically, for computers to create original texts and imagery? How…
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This week, we look at the increasingly blurred space between our virtual and physical experiences. From code that enforces laws (whether contracts or…
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From the philosophy of games to the memes of war, this week’s signals examine the limits of our imaginations when it comes to the future. So much of…
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This week’s signals speak to ideas of togetherness — from recommendation systems that can forge connections rather than division, to apps that aim to…
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We discuss how we might want robots to care for us, when it’s appropriate to offload ethics to machines, and how it feels when everything is an avatar…
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When we imagine a future, we often bring all our beliefs, prejudices, hopes, and histories along with us, leading to limiting ideas of what’s truly…
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Why web3 will probably become web2 redux, interactions with information beyond the infinite list, and the latest gadgets that may someday adorn your…
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We can have video games and we can have electric cars, but you probably shouldn’t put them together. This week, we look at how to tell the bad ideas…
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This issue brings news of major initiatives to pull back from the brink and rethink policies and systems in more humane ways. Read on to learn how to…
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Buckle in, friends, because today we try super hard to get excited about Web3. (We manage to find begrudging acceptance, but stop well short of…
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A re-imagining of books, a slower social network, and some tips on making better predictions.
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