Podcast Episode: The Philosopher King

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/05/podcast-episode-philosopher-king Computer scientists often build algorithms with a keen focus on “solving the problem,” without considering the larger implications and potential misuses of the technology they’re creating. That’s how we…

In defense of extremism

https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2022/05/in-defense-of-extremism.html That is my latest Bloomberg column, the argument is super-simple: Calling something “extremist” is not an effective critique. It’s a sign that the speaker or writer either doesn’t want…