Five Reasons We Don’t Know What the Future Will Look Like | AIER

Great work. Clear. Concise.

We love to prognosticate, but it’s impossible to do so without severely glossing over the complexities of the real world. That leads us to false dichotomies, like “Blockchain technology will change everything” versus “Blockchain is all hype.”
— Read on www.aier.org/article/five-reasons-we-dont-know-what-future-will-look

AI will spell the end of capitalism – The Washington Post

Here is a new old argument. Central planning! Except done by AI. I disagree. Markets will not be replaced, but made more efficient by AI closer to the need/supply decision makers.

Mass unemployment caused by AI will usher in communism.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/news/theworldpost/wp/2018/05/03/end-of-capitalism/

A stealthy Harvard startup wants to reverse aging in dogs, and humans could be next – MIT Technology Review

The real story is that serious people are chasing this…

Biologist George Church says the idea is to live to 130 in the body of a 22-year-old.
— Read on www.technologyreview.com/s/611018/a-stealthy-harvard-startup-wants-to-reverse-aging-in-dogs-and-humans-could-be-next/