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Author portret should have been here Author portret should have been here Edwin Wenink by Rits Joosten

Tech giants will battle over your health data

Published in Turning Magazine, AI & Health edition, February. Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises great benefits for health care.1 The use of machine learning techniques can speed up diagnoses, in some cases increase their accuracy, and ideally would play a role in prevention. But these promising techniques can challenge our privacy because …

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The Raven Paradox of Inductive Reasoning

A Mailman's Digitized Grammar of Action

Custom Note Tagging System with Ctags and Vim

Building a Note-taking System with Vanilla Vim

On function creep, privacy and encryption

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Evgeny vs. the internet

📖 https://archives.cjr.org/cover_story/evgeny_vs_the_internet.php

↬ But with Morozov, the audience is always left to sort out where the critique ends and the joke begins. “I’m very conscious of what I’m doing,” he says. “I’m destroying the internet-centric world that has produced me. If I’m truly successful, I should become irrelevant.” 

The Syllabus

📖 https://the-syllabus.com/

↬ Awesome initiative from Evgeny Morozov: “An eclectic weekly selection of new academic articles, essays, talks, podcasts, and more.” You can compile your own weekly syllabus!

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

📖 https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/306868/

↬ That’s the essence of Kubrick’s dark prophecy: as we come to rely on computers to mediate our understanding of the world, it is our own intelligence that flattens into artificial intelligence.

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