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The (almost) complete history of 'fake news' | BBC News
"'If someone starts calling a telephone a banana, and has a very big megaphone, doesn't mean that the rest of us should stop calling a telephone a telephone.'" He literally said.
words  language  journalism  churnalism  news  drumpf  futurism  theBenefitsOfAClassicalEducation 
7 weeks ago by gominokouhai
Robots will take your job - The Boston Globe
This is how big it is: "We must seriously start talking about decoupling income from work".
basicincome  tech  economics  news  ai  futurism  livinginthefuture  cyberpunk  apophany  robots 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
AlphaGo and AI Progress - Miles Brundage
This is big. Holy grail achieved, and inna way that seems (mostly) to be generalizable.
ai  livinginthefuture  futurism  tech  science  coolstuff  news 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Warren Ellis Answers Your Questions About The Future | Gizmodo
At no point does he mention the bit where we all live in camps where we're forced to wear a tattoo of his glowering face on top of our own.
writing  futurism  scifi 
march 2015 by gominokouhai
The little super-dense singularity of the future | raganwald's posterous
I may have mentioned recently how much I love this century. "[A]ll of that pales in significance next to this device that fits in a trouser pocket. You saw the doo-dads in `Star Wars IV.' None of them were as cool as this phone, and I can watch Star Wars on this phone. You saw the video telephones in `2001' and `Bladerunner.' They appeared to be hard-wired to land lines. Phooey."
futurism  writing  coolstuff  tech 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Find Out What SF Writers In 1987 Thought The World Of 2012 Would Look Like
Frederick Pohl wrote you a letter. Now that there's ubiquitous nanotech and all diseases have been cured by gene sequencing, you've got plenty of time to read it from your orbital moonbase.
futurism  wheresmyjetpack  writing 
august 2012 by gominokouhai

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