They done gentrified trailer parks lmao https://twitter.com/AptTherapy/status/1231215181742723072
The selection in this week's Cyberflâneur looks excellent!
@email@example.com "has chosen some excellent pieces ranging from space law, Emirati ‘port diplomacy’ and the concept of the ‘global borderland’."
"But if a poem is written by a computer using artificial intelligence and the poem is so beautiful it makes you cry, does it make the poem mean less if you know the source is “artificial”?"
Quite the contrary. @Horse_ebooks@twitter.com, never forget, never forgive. 💔
Disaster communism? https://twitter.com/TheOnion/status/1230885912130793472
"Tech Experts Are Pessimistic About Their Industry"
Geez, that "midlife crisis" anthropomorphism!
It triggers me how this kind of writing about "tech" levels out differentiation. The anti-complexity "tech expert" genre is part of the problem. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/02/tech-experts-think-internet-ruining-democracy/606919/
It was my turn to propose a few options for what we read next in the book club I have joined and am happy that Frankissstein by Jeannette Winterson was selected.
Although the total number of #COVID19 cases outside #China remains relatively low, I stressed our concern about cases with no clear epidemiological link (travel history to 🇨🇳, contact with a confirmed case) during our media briefing today.
Excellent debunking of the Social Bots Myth as conspiracy theory / folklore, powered by overrating what AI is capable of.
Die Enquete-Kommission KI hatte mich um meine Einschätzungen zum Themenkomplex "Social Bots" gebeten. Hier meine Stellungnahme: https://www.in.th-nuernberg.de/Professors/Gallwitz/Stellungnahme-Enquete-KI-Social-Bots-Gallwitz.pdf
This is a list of fictional stories that, when written, were set in the future, but the future they predicted is now present or past: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_stories_set_in_a_future_now_past (via @firstname.lastname@example.org )
Here’s my comment in @email@example.com
"Classifying people as male or female assumes that gender is binary. Anyone who doesn't fit it will automatically be misclassified and misgendered. [...] a person's gender cannot be inferred by appearance."
“A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.”
- Frederik Pohl https://twitter.com/imrankhan/status/1230193712199802882
All diese konservativen Biedermänner sind der Boden, auf dem der rechtsextreme Terror wächst.
„deutschen Volksgemeinschaft“ genauso rauswerfen wie der Täter. Ihr & Euer Beruf kotzt mich echt nur noch an.
hopeless culture/queer/politics romantic + webtheorythusiast. feminist bc still can't not be.
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