Monthly Archive: October 2015

In days long ago, When clocks were so slow, These basic …

In days long ago, When clocks were so slow, These basic keystrokes Took too long for folks, Unless they were writ In C code to flit. Today that’s not so, In Lisp they can go. Dr Richard Stallman (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will …

If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed. Everyone can enjoy a life of luxurious leisure if the machine-produced wealth is shared, or most people can end up miserably poor if the machine-owners successfully lobby against wealth redistribution. So far, the trend seems to be toward the second option, with technology driving ever-increasing inequality. Stephen Hawking Says We Should Really Be Scared Of Capitalism, Not Robots (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

Ich frage mich ja, ob diese Herangehensweise (Wir behandeln …

Ich frage mich ja, ob diese Herangehensweise (Wir behandeln Andere alle als infantil und schaffen eine Gesinnungspolizei) ihre Wurzeln in der Polizei- und Gefängniskultur der USA hat. Und natürlich in so Konzepten wie “manifest destiny” und dem Amerikanischen Exzeptionalismus. Fefe zu Sarah Sharp, Wed Oct 7 2015 (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)