Anton and BC discuss singularity, Facebook’s metaverse, and the “inevitable” confrontation between humanity and artificial intelligence.

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Cafe de Leche
 
Avocados from Mexico
 
Moonfall
 
Space 1999
 
Matrix Resurrections
 
Animatrix
 
11-Year-Old Caden Harris Purchases A School Bus To Serve As A Mobile Financial Literacy Center For Kids – AfroTech
 
Double Dutch Bus (official music video)
 
Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora
 
Black Food Futures
 
Kenya’s Twiga raises $50M to scale food solutions across Africa
 
Google, NYT Unite For Diverse Skin Tones in Digital Storytelling
 
Image equity: How Google is ensuring all skin tones look their best with new Pixel 6 camera
 
Black in AI Conference – December 10, 2021
 
Women in Machine Learning
 
UCLA & Amazon on Science Hub for Humanity & Artificial Intelligence
 
Black In Robotics
 
ETHIOPIA / FACEBOOK incitement of violence
 
Washington Post: “According to one 2020 summary, although the United States comprises less than 10 percent of Facebook’s daily users, the company’s budget to fight misinformation was heavily weighted toward America, where 84 percent of its “global remit/language coverage” was allocated. Just 16 percent was earmarked for the “Rest of World,” a cross-continent grouping that included India, France and Italy.”
 
Facebook -> Meta
 
Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes
 
The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence
 
60 Minutes:
Yuval Noah Harari on the power of data, artificial intelligence and the future of the human race
 
China’s Strategic Aims in Africa
 
Hearing Transcript
 
NY Times: Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China
 
A penny a day, doubled, for 30 days
 
In Just 4 Hours, Google’s AI Mastered All The Chess Knowledge in History
 
How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did
 
Digitocracy, by Any Weir
 
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
 
V’Ger
 
NASA: Voyager
 
Ray Kurzweil
 
Embedding ethics in computer science curriculum
 
How the Computer Science Department is teaching ethics to its students
 
Hippocratic Oath
 
Issac Asimov’s Robot Series
 
Three Laws of Robotics
 
The Trolley Problem
 
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
― Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible
 
God and robots: Will AI transform religion? – BBC News
 
Digital Sovereignty
 
Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
 
Women Can Code – as Long as No One Knows They’re Women
 
UN urges moratorium on use of AI that imperils human rights
 
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
 
ICYMI: WIRED (Opinion): Americans Need a Bill of Rights for an AI-Powered World
 
OSTP Announces Public Events in November to Engage the American Public in National Policymaking about AI and Equity
 
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