Monthly Archives: February 2016

New category: Miss Quotes

Quite literally, literally. The quotes, of motivational nature or other, that you meet every time again — but aren’t, since they are garbled versions of the original. And the original had much more profound wisdom, or was even true where … Continue reading

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Accountancy: agency or is it a Repeated Sequential Life Core War Game ..?

These thing just swirled into my mind: The accountancy industry pictures itself as some instantiation of agency theory’s model(s). Which may be right, but then, the eager beaver ideal is achieved hardly anywhere anytime. The praxis is one of a … Continue reading

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Racing humanity against ASI

One thing still amiss in the discussions about the (near?) Future: Whether Singularity/ASI will come before humanity leaving its biological substrate, or the other way around. The first, leading to a dystopian future of humans initially being Machine’s pets but … Continue reading

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The lion’s share of SOx

Anyone dare to guess whether ‘SOx’ and all the totalitarian-bureaucratic tendencies that still dominate the organizational world of today, over the chaotic-environment-forcing-to-retreat-into-more-sober-flexibility upstarts, is the lion that roars just one last time before being overtaken by younger more vital rivals, … Continue reading

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The Body of the Mind

Quick note: Still wondering whether the brain may function as smoothly when not connected in the most natural of ways with the body that feeds (…) it and vice versa. Yes — decoupling of functions and/or replication of interfaces may … Continue reading

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Plusquotetime

Diversity is joy and riches. Another one in the series inspired by this here Expert, this here post continues the somewhat hopefully new series — with my own personal ramblings which I would dare to call motivational soundbites but you … Continue reading

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In support of TED ..?

A certain, distinguished ( ? ;-| ) R. Kurzweil in The Singularity Is Near has some off the cuff remarks about becoming pets, Ted style. (p.32) Which is a sligh against (later!) sages of the Musk, Gates and Hawkins class … Continue reading

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