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  1. Oct 2022
  2. Feb 2021
    1. move away from viewing AI systems as passive tools that can be assessed purely through their technical architecture, performance, and capabilities. They should instead be considered as active actors that change and influence their environments and the people and machines around them.

      Agents don't have free will but they are influenced by their surroundings, making it hard to predict how they will respond, especially in real-world contexts where interactions are complex and can't be controlled.

  3. Sep 2020
    1. To me, abandoning all these live upgrades to have only k8s is like someone is asking me to just get rid of all error and exceptions handling and reboot the computer each time a small thing goes wrong.

      the Function-as-a-Service offering often have multiple fine-grained updateable code modules (functions) running within the same vm, which comes pretty close to the Erlang model.

      then add service mesh, which in some cases can do automatic retry at the network layer, and you start to recoup some of the supervisor tree advantages a little more.

      really fun article though, talking about the digital matter that is code & how we handle it. great reminder that there's much to explore. and some really great works we could be looking to.

  4. Aug 2020
  5. Jun 2020
    1. Nous croyons qu’au cours des décennies à venir, à mesure que ces technologies deviendront plus sophistiquées et plus répandues, il y aura un nombre croissant de personnes qui choisiront de rechercher des activités et des partenaires sexuels entièrement auprès d’agents artificiels ou dans des environnements virtuels.

      C’est l’exposé de la position défendu par l’auteur. L'argument commence par " nous croyons" il s'agit d'un jugement personnel. Les auteurs pensent qu'avec l'évolution de la technologie de la réalité virtuelle, beaucoup de personnes vont choisir cette forme de sexualité . Cependant, aucune recherche scientifique n'est cité pour confirmer leurs affirmations.

  6. Feb 2020
    1. Robinson Crusoe’s experiences are a favourite theme with political economists

      Marx refers to the thought experiment, common in economics, which is sometimes called Robinson Crusoe economics.

      Doing "Robinson Crusoe economics" consists in imagining what can be learned, if anything, from a one agent economy that will provide insight into a real world economy with lots of agents.