THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: THE NEW TYPE OF NON- CONSCIOUS INTELLIGENCE DRIVEN BY NON-CONSCIOUS ALGORITHMS IS GOING TO DESTROY WHAT IS LEFT OF DECENCY IN THE WORLD.

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The idea that humans will always have a unique ability beyond the reach of non-conscious algorithms is just wishful thinking.

The fact is, as time goes by it will be easier and easier to replace humans with computer algorithms, not because they are getting smarter and smarter but because humans are professionalising.

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The answer so far appears to be yes. We are going to become militarily and economically useless.

Technical difficulties or political objections might slow down the algorithmic invasion of the job market but while the systems might need humans, it will not need individuals.

These systems will make most of the important decisions depriving individuals of their authority and freedom.

They are already assembling humans into dividuals ie. humans are becoming an assemblage of many different algorithms lacking a single inner voice or a single self.

Its time we realized that if we continue down this path allowing large corporations platforms to introduce algorithms willy nilly with no overall vetting as to whether they comply with our values we will be replacing the voter, the consumer, and the beholder.

The Al algorithm will know best, will always be right, and beauty will be in the calculation of the algorithm. Individualism will collapse and authority will shift from individual humans to autonomous networks.

People will not see themselves as individuals but as collections of biochemical mechanisms that are constantly monitored and guided by a network of electronic algorithms.

We are already crossing the line. Most of us use Apps without any thought whatsoever.

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You might say that every age has its organizing principles.

The nineteenth century had the novel, and the twentieth had TV; in our more modern times, they come and go more quickly than ever—on Web 1.0 it was the website, for example, and a few years later, for 2.0, it was the app.

And now, another shift is underway:

Today’s organizing principle is the algorithm. (Though you could productively argue that our new lingua franca will either be artificial intelligence or virtual reality.)

Algorithms rule the modern world, silent workhorses aligning data sets and systematizing the world. They’re everywhere, in everything, and you wouldn’t know unless you looked. For some of the most powerful companies in the world—Google, Facebook, etc.—they’re also closely held secrets, the most valuable intellectual property a company owns. 

Perhaps it is naïve to believe algorithms should be neutral? but it’s also deceptive to advance the illusion that Facebook and the algorithms that power it are bias-free.

They are not neutral.

Facebook is intended to be the home of what the world is talking about. Their business model depends on it, even if that’s an impossible goal. As such, with now well over a billion users, and still growing, it’s worth asking:

What role should Facebook play in shaping public discourse? And just how transparent should it be?

After all, Facebook is mind-boggling massive.

It accounts for a huge portion of traffic directed to news sites; small tweaks in its own feed algorithm can have serious consequences for media companies’ bottom lines.

What can be done? ( See previous posts)

Evolution will continue and will need to do so if we humans are to exist.

We therefore should welcome all technology that enhances our chances of this existence in as far that it equates to human values.

All Algorithms that violate these values for the sake of profit or power should be destroyed.

After all if humans have no soul and if thoughts, emotions, and sensations are just biochemical algorithms why can’t biology account for all the vagaries of human societies.?

If Donald Trump is the best that twitter Algorithms can produce it appears to me that there is a long way to go and it’s not too late to change course.

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CAPITALISM CONTINUES TO PRIVATIZE THE PLANET.

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This is the first post to this blog .

 The purpose of this blog is to start a world mobile phone movement to effect change by Uniting the combined Communication Powers of us all into one world voice that will have to be listened to by World Organizations  and World Corporations.

These days we are  served up doom and gloom daily with the last decade leading us down the path to disillusionment. 

DEMOCRACY ERODED, LIVELIHOODS DESTROYED.  WITH GOVERNMENTS EVERYWHERE BETRAYING THE MANDATES THAT BROUGHT THEM INTO POWER.

September 11 tragedy now turned into a convenient Excuse for any anti-people legislation denying civil liberties worldwide. The Arab Spring is a quagmire>The Euro a nightmare >The Afghan War a needless lost of life>The Israel Palestine Question a dark cul-de-sac>NATO a war machine>The United Nations a gum shield between the west and the rest>China a supermarket>Climate change a trading commodity>Football a religion>Austerity a goal>Economic Growth an aspiration that no one seems to know how to achieve.

IF WE ARE ALL HONEST WITH OURSELVES THE WORLD IS GOING WRONG:

By the year 2030 there will be 50% more of us-6 million a month.

Humanity will have to put aside the deep divisions it has maintained for thousands of years.

Find a new spirit of human co- operation. Stop spending trillions on arms. One-fifth of the world’s present days population live in the “rich world” consuming 86% of the world’s goods. While over half the people on Earth live on 2$ a day with the absolute  poor on a !$ making up billions. Where is the justice that the gross domestic product of the poorest 48 Nations is less than the wealth of the World’s three riches people.

You don’t have to look far to see why we have Terrorism. Poverty and lack of Education spawns it.

While we turn back the evolutionary clock pumping 8 billion tons of Carbon into the Atmosphere each year wiping out 50,000 species a year in collective denial.

There can be no trade-off between economic development and the protection of the Environment Even if it is possible looking back from the Moon and see no trace of human activities that show up.

Our Democracies seem unable to achieve any progress such as mitigating climate change, better managing ecosystems, creating a fair global trading system. However we have the knowledge, the data and the technologies to do all of these things.

The question is not so much ” How could we have learned so little in all these years after two World Wars? But ” How could we have learned so much and done so little?

So it’s time to stop supporting large World Corporations and the like that don’t show a corporate social responsibility and use the power of getting Smart with our smart phones.

Any comments, suggestions, are welcome.  My next blog posting will out line a plan to create a World Aid Tax to be applied on all World stock Exchanges.

THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: IF YOU ARE A HUMAN HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN BE PROUD OF .

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(Fifteen-minute read)

Do you take pride in being a member of the most intelligent, crafty and resilient species dating back 300,000 or maybe even longer on the planet that crawled out of the water to destroy the earth?

Yes!

EVEN IF HUMANS CURBED DESTRUCTIVE ACTIONS WITHIN THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS, IT WOULD TAKE BETWEEN FIVE TO SEVEN MILLION YEARS FOR MAMMAL BIODIVERSITY TO RECOVER.

We have managed to erase a staggering 2.5 billion years of evolutionary development by driving more than 300 mammal species into extinction by the 16th century. Since then the pace of destruction has speeded up and it is projected that if we don’t do something about it we will lose another 1.8 billion years within the next five decades.

There are plenty of other things going on in the world that make me weep for humanity, Greedy, short-sighted parasitic consumers of the planet.

But when we actually look there is a lot of good in this world can we be proud of?

(Pride has perplexed philosophers and theologians for centuries, and it is an especially paradoxical emotion in most culture.)

THE LIST IS VAST FROM FIRE, THE WHEEL, NUCLEAR POWER TO WALKING ON THE MOON not to mention our Artistic and Scientific Achievements.

However, we are unable to shake off tribalism even though we have mapped the complete genome, of the human, which could have us on the cusp of creating genetic discrimination through eugenics.

CRISPR has the distinct ability to alter the course of human evolution—to improve society for the greater good or, in the wrong hands, to diminish the human experience.

On the other hand, disaster looms as humans exceed the earth’s natural carrying capacity. The conditions that sustain humanity are not natural and never have been. Since prehistory, human populations have used technologies and engineered ecosystems to sustain populations well beyond the capabilities of unaltered “natural” ecosystems.

Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.

Nature will go on, no matter what. It will evolve.

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Our current technological world is reducing awareness and diminishing our ability to find meaning in the life around us. We need to spend more time unplugged and find ways to let nature balance our lives. The natural world’s benefits to our condition and health will be irrelevant if we continue to destroy the nature around us. That destruction is assured without a human reconnection to nature.

In a world where technologies will soon think, act, and behave

like humans, what can humans learn from machines?

If we build personalized digital coaching solution, a «Habit Installing» Platform, that facilitates the generation of new habits who knows what will be possible with the technologies of the future?

However, we still have a long way to go to understand there are aspects of how our planet evolves that are totally out of our control.

Artificial Intelligence is more than reality. The so-called “Technological Singularity” ― the moment when machines will be equal to and then surpass human brainpower ― is getting closer.

In the meantime, we continue to destroy, hurt, and belittle people for reasons that are mind-boggling.

On the other hand, we also have people with amazing abilities and intelligence using their gifts to better our world rather than try to make a quick buck.

Perhaps Ai greatest achievement will be to get rid of religion.

If there was no religion, then yes, I would be proud.

The terrible crimes which humans have committed on each other, have been driven and are being driven by God is on our side.

Do we have a lot we still need to work on? Yes, definitely. But we can stop giving ourselves such a hard time because every day, we’re trying to become better than we were yesterday.

We are beginning to clear up all the waste we carelessly have thrown away and finds its way into the ocean.

Deforestation is decreasing on a global scale.

Sexual discrimination is been removed.

However, Social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are saturated with posts of political opinions and are matched with comments that express not only disagreement but too often, words of hatred. Many who cannot understand others’ political beliefs rarely even respect them.

It doesn’t matter if you’re an American, a Canadian, or a Papua New Guinean. You don’t even have to be particularly fond of the ocean or have a soft spot for elephants to know that murdering a tiger for ts penis so men can have an imaginary bigger mental sexual drive is personified madness.

Cutting shark fins off to make soup is a matter of taste.   

We must align our vision and strategy with our culture, thereby impacting people’s mindset and behaviours.

This is simply about all of us coming together to do what needs to be done.

Because if we don’t, nature will continue to evolve. Without us.

With our thoughts and words, with our ideas and values, with our beliefs and emotions, we with the help of social media must design, and implement a greenfield world that shapes the future of change management through digitalization. 

We’re about to send people to another planet! We might not be so bad after all.

Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population — more than 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. More than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty — less than $1.25 a day. 1 billion children worldwide are living in poverty. According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty.

Half of the world’s prison population of about nine million is held in the US, China or Russia. Prison rates in the US are the world’s highest, at 724 people per 100,000. In Russia, the rate is 581. At 145 per 100,000, the imprisonment rate of England and Wales is at about the midpoint worldwide.

Homeless, Hungry, Broke by unwicked

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THE BEADY EYE’S SING ALONG.

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It’s a long way to the next election, it’s a long way to go.

It’s a long a long way to the WTC to the sweets Trump I know.

Goodbye Brussels, Farwell the EU, its a long way to a tax haven but my heart,s right here.

Up to mighty London came the DUP as Mrs May conservatives are paved with gold.

Sure, everyone was gay, singing the song of we not stay, till  Paddy gets excited. Then he shouted to them there join us and stay.

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THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: WE MUST PREPARE FOR IRRECOVERABLE/NON REVERSIBLE CLIMATE CHANGE.

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Global warming is already having significant and costly effects – and these consequences will only intensify as the planet’s temperature continues to rise.

Sea level rise, more frequent and severe heat waves, growing wildfire risks, and an increase in extreme weather events — these and other consequences of global warming were once largely preventable, but foot-dragging by our elected leaders and policymakers over the past two decades means that we must now confront the dangerous new reality of rising temperatures and the serious impacts that accompany them.

It’s no question that climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time.Windmills

It will and is impacting people and nature alike and human society is not seriously preparing for the worst impacts of climate change even though scientists have warned about them for at least two decades.

As with all global problems, it boils down to money or to be more precise the lack of it.

It is poor communities who are and will suffer the worst impacts of climate change.

It’s too late for a shift away from seeing money as wealth and instead of seeing our real wealth as being the gift of the natural world.

However, the choices we make today will determine how high temperatures rise, how severe and costly the consequences of global warming become, and what type of future our children will ultimately inherit.

IT IS TRUE TO SAY THAT tackling the structural causes of climate instability involves holding governments to account for action in line with the Paris Agreement and also challenging the destructive activities of large corporations, particularly oil companies, for their greenhouse gas pollution.

We can plant as many trees as we like, put up as many wind turbines, cover the world in solar panels, drive electrical cars, trap co2 emissions, stop eating meat, Paris climate agreements etc,

Without money and justice for the marginalized ( the canary in the mineshaft of modern society), WE ARE WASTING OUR TIME.

Why has it been so difficult to achieve meaningful solutions to global warming?

Media pundits, partisan think tanks, and special interest groups raise doubts about the truth of global warming. This barrage of misinformation misleads and confuses the public — and makes it more difficult to implement effective solutions.

We must make water-smart decisions, smarter free solutions.

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BY APPLYING A 0.005% COMMISSION ON ALL PROFIT SEEKING ALGORITHMS, ON ALL HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING, ON ALL SOVERNGEN WEALTH FUND ACQUISITIONS. ON ALL FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRANSACTIONS OVER 50,000$, ON ALL GAMBLING WINS.

This will create a perpetual fund to allow technological marginalized countries to implement policies that will change not just the climate but the inequalities that dive wars, corruption, famine, pollution, and the like all creating an unsustainable world.

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We have a global fund to save everything else –  why not the Earth.

IT CAN ALL BE ACHIEVED BY THE CLICK OF A BUTTON.

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THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: THE MURDER OR DISAPPEARANCE OF JAMAL KHASHOGGI EXPOSED THE HYSTERANTHOUS HYPOCRITES WE HAVE IN THE WORLD

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YOU WOULD THINK THAT THERE WOULD BE A CRY FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST SAUDI ARABIA. INSTEAD, WE HAVE TO WITNESS THE HYPOCRISY OF ARM SELLING COUNTRIES JUSTIFYING THEIR SALE OF ARMS.

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Whether it turns out to be both it has shone a light on the hypocrisy of major foreign policies conducted by the USA, England, and others.

It’s absolutely essential that the international community says clearly that this is not something that can happen.

If it turns out that a run of the mill blok was murdered by a hit squad on foreign soil in the embassy of any country it should represent a fundamental break in how the world deals with that country.

Saudi Arabia has long been a police state.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman, despite marketing himself to the West as a progressive reformer with positive headlines and handshakes, the Saudi government has, with our help, continued a brutal war in Yemen, with dire consequences for civilians which is spiraling into one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. THE WAR HAS KILLED OVER 10,000 SO FAR.

Up to recently, Saudi has harassed women-driving activists. It has bullied Qatar. It’s detained the crown prince’s own family members — at his behest. It’s punished Canada for the mildest of deeds.

The sad fact right now is that the weapons purchasing power of Saudi outweighs human life.

In Saudi Arabia, where a hierarchical culture favors remote, direct leadership, Khashoggi has challenged core Saudi national values, offending not only the royals whose legitimacy he threatened but also ordinary Saudis who rely on these power structures to negotiate the difficulties of everyday life.Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictures of saudi leader"

President Donald Trump’s response has been pitiful.

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To date, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States have registered their “concern” about Khashoggi’s disappearance, but have yet to press Riyadh robustly for answers.

The catch 22 is:  If they do apart from arms deals the price of oil could rocket if any sanctions are applied.

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THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: IT’S NOW OR NEVER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.

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This is not a spectator sport:

It can be nearly impossible to credibly predict all the positive possibilities and negative implications for how we live, work, govern, and organize arising from the deployment of AI.

The fact that we are deeply uncertain about how technologies will evolve in the years and decades ahead makes human rights due diligence of AI very challenging. Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictures of human rights abuse"

The fact that the rapid development of AI raises challenges for securing access to remedy, which can be especially challenging when humans often can’t cognitively understand how a decision is made by AI systems:

The fact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is increasingly being used by businesses, governments, and other institutions to augment many fields of human endeavor.

The fact that Methodologies for implementing respect for human rights may need to integrate strategic tools such as strategic foresight, futures thinking, and scenario planning.

The fact that the global “platformization” of content (i.e., the rise of Video on Demand and online streaming platforms) shows us that guarantees of people’s access to the culture of their selection may now become beholden to digital intermediaries.

Proponents believe that the further development of AI creates new opportunities in health, education, and transportation, will generate wealth and strengthen economies and can be used to solve pressing social issues. However, the rapid growth of AI raises important questions about whether our current policies, legal systems, business due diligence practices, and methods to protect rights are fit for purpose.

The significant expansion of data collected and analyzed may also result in increasing the power of companies with ownership over this data and threaten our right to privacy.

HERE ARE A FEW OF PROBLEMS THAT ARE NOT DISCUSSED.

As the digital paradigm evolves, the pathway for human rights is likely to become more complicated, making appropriate regulation more important than ever. The realization of ESCR and the right to development centers on data democracies that are accountable.

Global policy discourses and frameworks around data have skewed the digital innovation tide in favor of developed countries… the global “platformization” of content… shows us that guarantees of people’s access to the culture of their selection may now become beholden to digital intermediaries.

Data and technological arrangements in the global South and North worryingly point to a wholesale private capture and consolidation of critical data regimes in the developing world: trade, agriculture, health, and education.

Not only does this leave citizens in developing countries vulnerable to acute privacy violations, but it also bears decisively on their economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs). For example, in India, the acquisition of homegrown successes, such as Wal-Mart’s purchase of the domestic e-commerce unicorn, Flipkart, poses very serious outcomes for the livelihoods of small producers and traders.

Algorithm-based decision-making by companies could also perpetuate human bias and result in discriminatory outcomes, as they already have in some cases.

An algorithm is meant to complement and not necessarily displace human discernment, it is not hard to imagine a future where humanitarian assistance to refugees becomes predicated on their (technology proven) ability to viably assimilate and contribute to their host economies.

Could the trade-off for a smoother resettlement process be the exclusion of those that the algorithm will one day write off as “inadmissible” and “unsolvable”?

Technology-based decision-making also raises important questions on how the right to development will be realized.

Artificial intelligence is undermining society by promising unimaginable benefits without any intervention from governments or other world organizations.

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Governments must create policies for effective data sharing between governments and the private sector for sectors that are of critical social importance.

More importantly, governments must create a data commons with independent oversight.

For example:

The municipality of Curitiba in Brazil, for instance, has taken the lead in passing local legislation that mandates anonymized data sharing between the local government and the ride aggregator Uber. The intention is to tap into Uber’s large and rich data sets towards better city planning and traffic management outcomes.

Governments must invest in the idea of “data as a public good” so it can work to enhance human rights.

Although nascent, experiments with models for managing big data repositories are increasing.  Such repositories can encourage domestically led innovation, with local start-ups and public agencies taking the lead in developing appropriate AI-based solutions for social problems.

These are pressing policy challenges, and such prediction models need to be closely and continuously tracked for possible social distortions and subject to institutional audit. The biases in AI is often the bias of humans. People will not rely on technology they do not trust.

Society needs to come together to consider these questions, explore solutions, and deploy AI that puts people first, protects human rights, and deserves the public’s trust.

Breakthroughs in technology—including artificial intelligence—can help fulfill the right to development, but digital technologies are not magic bullets; there is a strong role for governance.

The security of digital bits cannot be left to the cloud nor the internet of things, promoted by Amazon, Facebook, and Google with home hubs that can be hacked.

Civil society groups, governments, and others are rightly asking questions regarding the risks to human rights. In this age of global corporate presence and influence, we need to ensure that ordinary people and communities are able to stand up for their rights.

But the danger with artificial intelligence is greater than just our rights.

Everything that makes who we are comes from our brains. Without brain power, we would not have gone from flint arrowheads to the space station.

DESTROY THE BRAIN WITH AI AND WE DESTROY CREATIVITY.

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THE BEADY EYE ASK’S: WHEN HUMANS TRANSCEND BIOLOGY, AUGMENTING IT WITH WIRELESS CLOUD AI – WILL INTELLIGENCE BE DEFINED BY US OR BY THE AI?

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No system exists in a vacuum; any individual intelligence will always be both defined and limited by the context of its existence, by its environment.

  • Currently, our environment, not our brain, is acting as the bottleneck to our intelligence.
  • The expansion of intelligence can only come from a co-evolution of brains (biological or digital), sensorimotor affordances, environment, and culture — not from merely tuning the gears of some brain in a jar, in isolation. Such a co-evolution has already been happening for eons and will continue as intelligence moves to an increasingly digital substrate. No “intelligence explosion” will occur, as this process advances at a roughly linear pace.

According to Prof Yuval Noah Harari a brain is just a piece of biological tissue, there is nothing intrinsically intelligent about it.

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In his latest book, he implies that the superhuman AIs of the future, developed collectively over centuries, will have the capability to develop AI greater than themselves?

I say No, no more than any of us can.

Answering “yes” would fly in the face of everything we know — again, remember that no human, nor any intelligent entity that we know of, has ever designed anything smarter than itself.

Prof Harari (in his book Sapiens) describes how wheat with zero intelligence came to con humanity into providing it with its needs, which implies that humans had zero intelligence.

However, I say that you cannot dissociate intelligence from the context in which it expresses itself. The intelligence of an octopus is specialized in the problem of being an octopus. The intelligence of humans is specialized in the problem of being human.

In his latest book and lectures, he explores the possibility of AI combining with data and genome to create the first ultra trained intelligent machine leading to digital dictatorship.

The basic premise is that, in the near future, a first “seed AI” will be created, with general problem-solving abilities slightly surpassing that of humans. This seed AI would start designing better AIs, initiating a recursive self-improvement loop that would immediately leave human intelligence in the dust, overtaking it by orders of magnitude in a short time.

I say it will be the last invention that man need ever make, provided that the machine is docile enough to tell us how to keep it under control.

He also states that AI is a major risk, greater than nuclear war or climate change.

I agree.

AI, however, considers “intelligence” in a completely abstract way, disconnected from its context, and ignores available evidence about both intelligent systems and recursively self-improving systems.

This narrative contributes to the dangerously misleading public debate that is ongoing about the risks of AI and the need for AI regulation.

What are we talking about when we talk about intelligence?

Precisely defining intelligence is in itself a challenge.

The intelligence explosion narrative equates intelligence with the general problem-solving ability displayed by individual intelligent agents — by current human brains, or future electronic brains.

Intelligence expansion can only come from a co-evolution of the mind, its sensorimotor modalities, and its environment.

Intelligence is not a superpower; exceptional intelligence does not, on its own, confer you with proportionally exceptional power over your circumstances.

Our environment, which determines how our intelligence manifests itself, puts a hard limit on what we can do with our brains — on how intelligent we can grow up to be, on how effectively we can leverage the intelligence that we develop, on what problems we can solve.

Our biological brains are just a small part of our whole intelligence.

These days cognitive prosthetics surround us, plugging into our brain and extending its problem-solving capabilities. Your smartphone. Your laptop. Google search. The cognitive tools your were gifted in school. Books. Other people. Mathematical notation. Programming.

However the most fundamental of all cognitive prosthetics is of course language itself — essentially an operating system for cognition, without which we couldn’t think very far.

These things are not merely knowledge to be fed to the brain and used by it, they are literally external cognitive processes, non-biological ways to run threads of thought and problem-solving algorithms — across time, space, and importantly, across individuality.

It is civilization as a whole that will create superhuman AI, not you, nor me, nor any individual. A process involving countless humans, over timescales we can barely comprehend. Transcending what we are now, much like it has transcended what we were 10,000 years ago. It’s a gradual process, not a sudden shift.

Civilization will develop AI, and just march on to be ruled by an oligarchy of two or three large, general-purpose cloud-based commercial bits of software.

This is why we need to be sure that the decision logic that we programme into systems is what we perceive to be ethical. If not we will have a world full of schizophrenia.

Of course, the sensors will have to actually detect the world as it is.

Cognitive prosthetics, not our brains, will be where most of our cognitive abilities reside.

However, man cannot get rid of his body even if he throws it away. There can be no absolute transcendence of the species role while man lives.

In this case, you may ask, isn’t civilization itself the runaway self-improving brain?

Is our civilizational intelligence exploding?  No. 

Unless we are talking here about immortality one is merely talking about an intensification of the character defenses and superstitions of man.

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THE BEADY EYE ASK’S : WILL THE EUROPEAN UNION SURVIVE AFTER BREXIT.

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The great paradox of the European Union is that it has tried to unify Europe with uniform regulations and institutions, but these have instead generated disunion between the member states- Brexit.

IF BREXIT RESULTS IN ENGLAND ARCHIVING A DEAL THAT REFLECTS  THE DILUTION OF ANY OF THE BENEFITS ON ANY OF THE REMAINING MEMBERS IT WILL BE THE SLIPPERY SLOPE NOT JUST TO THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE SINGLE MARKET BUT TO THE WHOLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION.

This compounded by the problems caused by the euro it could well not survive in its present form. Above all, the Euro introduced at the end of the last century has sharply divided Europe between debtor and creditor nations, and now threatens the integrity of the EU.

The euro, intended as it was to bring the countries of Europe together in a shared project and destiny, had ended up provoking division between them. Unless something changes, the distortions generated by the euro are likely to produce another crisis when the economy next turns down

If Italy goes bust it will simply fall out of the euro, risking the survival of the entire Eurozone. Italy unlike Greece is too big to be bailed out.

It’s now entirely conceivable that Italy or another Eurozone member state will one day unilaterally restore a national currency and defy the EU to stop it.

The Greek debacle neatly encapsulates the internal contradictions of the euro.

The EU is perfectly aware that its lack of accountability poses a legitimacy problem in a continent where nation states still enjoy the allegiance of their populations.

It’s pretty clear that Europe needs a new constitutional settlement.

Europe’s core national identities have resisted the EU’s attempt to replace them with a wholesale European identity, even though Europeans generally do also subscribe to a European identity.

A reformed European Union would therefore ideally move away from being a super-state in the making and seek to create unity out of that diversity.

My own hope is that Brexit will help to preserve European unity by triggering the necessary reform.

IF THE EU REMAINS BLINKERED IT ONLY HAS TO LOOK AT THE RISE OF POPULIST MOVEMENTS AND PARTIES WHICH ARE DUE TO UNCONTROLLED INFLUX OF IMMIGRANTS AND THE HIGH PERCENTAGE OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYED IN ITS SOUTHERN MEMBER STATES.

THE WARNINGS ARE CLEAR.

IF NOT RESOLVED EUROPEAN POLITICS WILL HAVE NO OPTION BUT TO RETURN NATIONALISM.

There is no alternative to the difficult reforms. They are needed in order to ensure that future generations won’t pick up the bill for past generations’ mistakes.

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IT COULD START BY SCRAPPING THE NEEDLESS WASTE OF TAX PAYERS MONEY IN ASSOCIATION WITH MOVING ITS PARLEMENT BETWEEN STRASBOURG AND BRUSSELS – €109 million per year. Further €5 million savings would come from the reduction of the travel expenses in the budgets of the European Commission and the Council.

To adjust the deep structural imbalances across the Union- IT COULD START BY CREATING EUROPEAN TREASURY BONDS TO ENABLE  INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE TO INVEST IN ITS INFRASTRUCTURE, ITS ENVIRONMENT, ITS ENERGY, ETC. ( SEE PREVIOUS POSTS)

The future of the EU is more reliant on public support for its continued legitimacy than ever before.

The big questions are.

Is it the driver of recent Eurosceptic party success, or do national conditions and evaluations play a more important role?

And finally, when does Eurosceptic public opinion have the ability to constrain the preferences of elites who shape jurisdictional choices in Europe?

There is an expanding rift between different types of skeptics within and across countries in terms of what they want from the EU.

One way for the EU to deal with different constituencies might be to fully embrace the diversity within its borders and provide more differentiated and flexible policy solutions.

Perhaps successful integration should not be defined as a form of harmonization or even homogenization, but rather be rooted in the principle of flexibility. A flexible rather than fixed end goal could prove a strong argument for the public to stick with the European project, even though it is fundamentally divided about what it wants from Europe.

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THE BEADY EYE LOOK’S AT WHAT ENGLAND WILL LOOK LIKE IN A YEAR.

 

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THIS IS WHAT ENGLAND WILL BE LIKE WHETHER IT LEAVES THE EU OR NOT.

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After an entirely voluntary act of self-harm England will have lost its European identity with no obvious solutions. No longer a global economy it will struggle to be heard in the United Nations World, not to mention in the USA.

Struggling to make ends meet we will see a country that is not only insecure about its place in the world but struggling with its internal identity not to mention it’s past.

There will be no game-changing world trade deals to deal with its loss of revenue to allow a proper restructuring of funding of its infrastructure. 

London as Corporate England (which sets its own rules) will carry on, powered as ever by its own brand equity with sterling strengthen due to the race to the bottom of corporate and other taxes.

With a deepening sense of nationalism or isolationism, English politics will feed on the helplessness of the old parties, driving the youth of the country to become activism, leading to civil unrest.

All of which will strengthen the perception of a liquid world with populist solutions.

The conservative party will split with a new populist political party promoting coexistence, appreciation of diversity, liberal pluralistic democracy freedom of speech, and internationalism.

As with the Eu if opportunity and wealth are not seen to be distributed evenly populist will sweep everything in its path, becoming more anxiety driven, angrier.

( BOTH ENGLAND AND THE EU NEED TO PURSUE AN ECONOMIC POLICY THAT DEFENDS CAPITALISM AND FREE TRADE BUT ENSURES THAT THE BENEFITS OF THIS SYSTEM REACH THE MAJORITY OF THE THE POPULATION.

THEY BOTH NEED TO DEFEND A SOCIETY THAT IS BOTH FAIR AND MULTI-ETHNIC WHICH MEANS DOMESTICATING NATIONALISM BY BROADENING THE BONDS AND SOLIDARITY BEYOND THE PERSON THE FAMILY OR ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS TIES.)

Populism will make decisions on reform that the euro area needs to ensure sustainability almost impossible to achieve.

Relationship with Ireland will start to show signs of strain over the border and fishing.

Northern Ireland will be in turmoil with a pending vote on Unity with Southern Ireland.

Wales and Scotland will still be shackled as whimpering serfs to the throne.

The cost of living will increase. The huge cost of maintaining naval and military power will come under severe criticism against the cost of the NHS and social care.

The EU will stay an integrated economic area even it fails to survive in its present form.

BOTH ECONOMIES EU AND UK WILL NOT HAVE CHANGED MUCH except for the pace of growth.

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THE BEADY EYE SAY’S: BAD SCIENCE = BAD POLITICS.

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WE HAVE WITNESSED THIS DOWN THE COURSE OF HISTORY.Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictures of darwin"

For example, Bird flu that became the Spanish Flu spreading worldwide killing millions and millions of us prematurely or was it because of Darwin’s theory of evolution the survival of the fittest.

Indeed in this age of the counter-factual and pseudo-factual, acquaintance with the foundations of our scientific tradition — and insights into the struggles of their creation — seems a matter of some urgency when one looks at climate change or the development of artificial intelligence.

The three limitations of Darwin’s theory concern the origin of DNA, the irreducible complexity of the cell, and the paucity of transitional species.

Because of these limitations, we now can predict a paradigm shift away from evolution to an alternative explanation.

The expression: ”the fittest”, does not mean the strongest individual, but the best or sufficiently adapted to the environment.

Our conception of the world and our place in it might be drastically different now with our fate squarely in our hands or is it – Selection by Algorithms.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MIGHT ILLUMINATE ANY AND EVERY ASPECT OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR.

WHAT IF THE WAY YOU LIVE AFFECTS THE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF YOUR DESCENDANTS – CREATIONISM – SELECTION BY GENETIC ALGORITHMS.  

Darwin writing before the discovery of DNA knew that his theory was only the beginning. All living things are related.

But the human genome sequenced in 2001 presents us with a paradox.

Where did it come from and what role is going to play in our future evolution.

In Science facts, like theories may change so it is imperative that the legacy of our generation to the next must be good science to provide wisdom, not algorithms for profit. 

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THE BEADY EYE ASK’S: How do we make sure that the decisions made by an artificial intelligence are correct?

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WHEN IT COMES TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IT AMAZES ME HOW PASSIVE WE ALL ARE AT THE MOMENT, EXCEPTING IT’S ENTRANCE INTO OUR LIVES THROUGH THE BACK DOOR.

IF WE CONTINUE TO LEAVE ALGORITHMS AND HOW THEY WORK UNEXPLAINED THEY WILL UNCOUPLE US FROM REALITY. IF WE DON’T US HUMANS WILL BE LEFT WITH LITTLE OR NO AUTONOMY – AN UNREGULATED INTRUSION INTO PEOPLES LIVES.

It’s time we realize the pressure AI is putting on humanity. AI is by nature not conscious or moral: There can be no doubt that the development of artificial bits of intelligence raises ethical questions.

It is the engineers and other masters of algorithms who develop the principles and their boundaries, that need to be held to account.Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictures of ethical ai"

It’s up to us to ensure that in the very conception of AI that is integrate upstream has inbuilt values of transparency, honesty, not just profit for profit sake.

We need to start asking ourselves seriously for what purpose will our data be used?

On which and whose power and what bases it will be used?

Are we heading for a digital dictatorship with all life choices decided by AI?

In order for the algorithms and smart solutions that are developed to be unbiased and discriminatory, the plurality of design teams is a key principle to keep in mind. Diversity must be at the heart of the issues of construction and the development of trust in AI. Integrating women, people from minorities or experts in the subject in question, helps ensure a technological world for all.

We must put the human in the heart of the machine, and democratize AI by making it accessible to all, and finally control the AI by ensuring the truth, security, and confidentiality of data and by regulating algorithms to ensure that they incorporate diversity and exceed its initial biases.

Our attempts so far are dismal:

The European Union’s new law giving people a “right to be forgotten,” is having exactly some of the effect its critics predicted:

The question to be answered by the EU Law is it censoring the internet, giving new tools that help the rich and powerful (and ordinary folk) hide negative information about them, and letting criminals make their histories disappear.

In fact, the ethical issues of AI question are it uses: For what purpose is the AI ​​and must it be used?  How to ensure that these technologies are not manipulated for purposes contrary to the values ​​they defend?

 What is needed is an AI shaped by everyone, NOT PROFIT HIDDEN IN THE

CLOUD.

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