The programmatic activities and interests of an AI hacker.
This is one of the best articles I’ve ever read. What people don’t understand about programming (even many programmers) is that it is not a mature discipline. It’s comparatively young, and so freakishly quickly being applied to every single thing in our civilization that the amazing thing is that it works at all.
Some day we’ll have a sane software platform for all the things we want to do, but it is probably not going to happen until a similar amount of time to say, constructing a cathedral is spent. There are too many details, and someone is just going to have to go through them all. There is no solution to this. And the half-assed solutions we make now so that we can ship a product in less than five years just means someone will have to come back and solve it again.
But what’s the alternative?
"When people come and go in the industry, they have all these contacts and better access than other people have and more opportunity for their voices to be heard and their influence to be deployed," he said. "I think that only enhances the power of the special interest at the expense of the public interest."
The revolving door “isn’t peculiar to the Federal Communications Commission. It’s kind of everywhere you look. Probably it’s one reason why a lot of people have diminished trust or diminished faith in government.”
Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, speaking about the shockingly pro-industry decision by the FCC regarding Net Neutrality, and why allowing industry members to regulate themselves by the backdoor is problematic.
The current FCC Head was previously the president of the National Cable and Telecom Association, and obviously has close ties to companies like Comcast, which was welcomed the rules change which will allow them to charge individually negotiated ransoms to provide “better service” to sites on the internet.