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Feats of Clay

We all have three lives, a friend once told me. Our public life, our private life, and our secret life. How many times is some Citizen of the Year revealed to be a sadistic fantasist, with us tut-tutting “You just never can tell?” This…

The Plague-Ground – How baked-in bias cooks chaos

Back in 2018, Barack Obama claimed publicly that “President Trump is a total and complete dipshit.” No, he did. Really. Watch it here. That was one of the very first Deep Fake Videos in the world. But in the past two years, the technology…

The Plague-Ground – Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman-With-a-Big-Twitter-Following Scorned

Especially if you’re one of the world’s most revered ethicists on the use and abuse of AI. But most especially if you’re the co-leader of the Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team at Google whose founding value of “Don’t Be Evil”…