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10 May 2017

Writing

  1. Selective Listening

    I had a scene in a film which you can now view online for free.

Links

  1. Choose your own business adventure – Buckley Williams

    Transcript of Nat Buckley’s talk about why you should quit your job and start your own company, which is very good.

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Similarly, I like ‘History of Philosophy without any gaps’. 277 episodes in and he’s got to the 14th century. historyofphilosophy.net

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    I listen to very few podcasts, but I am enjoying ‘A History of Jazz’, one record at a time. ahistoryofjazz.com @jazzhistorypod

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    @machinestarts It’d be good to explain the skills and, importantly, limits of the program/algorithm in question. But I realise it gets complicated/boring!

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    @machinestarts All true… but I fear it gives the wrong impression to general readers, that scary general intelligence things are being used for this.

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    @machinestarts It sounds over-sold, and misleading, for the purposes of an exciting story. But I guess that’s one (of many) reasons I’m not a journalist :)

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    @machinestarts I’d say it’s such basic “intelligence” it hardly qualifies for the term. And devalues any current or future actual “intelligent” things.

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    @machinestarts I'm curious: This doesn't sound like AI as I think of it. Is it in any way "intelligent"? Or is "AI" now a uselessly broad, over-hyped term?

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    Remember when we used “AI” to refer to things that would be intelligent? Rather than a dumb computer program? bbc.co.uk/news/technolog…

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    @dracos I suppose so :) Good luck, with all of it!

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    The limits of Twitter-based level 1 support. “Please unblock my website.” “That is not a train service or station.” twitter.com/dracos/status/…

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    I’ve trapped a nerve, have poo on my hand, & dropped a loo roll in the toilet. So @nationalrailenq I could do without being blocked, please?

  • Liked tweets

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    I’ve trapped a nerve, have poo on my hand, & dropped a loo roll in the toilet. So @nationalrailenq I could do without being blocked, please?

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    The White House has announced Chet Americanman as the new director of the #FBI.