Intimate Big Data

What if individuals could easily get intimate data on the companies with whom they do business, like Big Data does to them?

:- Doug.

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Think Furby cute

Furby was a toy that seemed to learn English; research now interactive toys. The AIs may first invade us as toys, we will grow up with their interactivity, we will not notice. Will we also affect them? Think not AI, think interactivity. Think cute.

:- Doug.

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Through our looking glass?

How might thinking machines help humans become more human, be our own through the looking glass?

:- Doug.

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How do you reflect?

How do you like to think and reflect—reading, writing, videos, song, conversation, other means?

:- Doug.

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Already changing us

Tell a story about how computers, cell phones, and the Web are already changing us sociologically, morally, spiritual—collectively and individually—and how are we doing it to ourselves.

:- Doug.

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Far reflective lens

Far-sight requires and provides a reflective lens.

:- Doug.

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Story about daily

Story about daily reflection.

:- Doug.

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Informed consent to futures

What is the informed consent to our human futures, such as AGI, Big Data, LAW?

:- Doug.

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Human General Intelligence

More than designing our AIs, we need to design our human stance toward Artificial General Intelligence: that is, to design HGI.

:- Doug.

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Teasing futures

Futures Stories: Teasing the arc of humanity

:- Doug.

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Human hive

The individual ant and bee go about their business not aware they are growing and sustaining a hive. The human hive is the city.

:- Doug.

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Exploring Fostering Tool

Humanicity is our exploring tool
Humanicity is our fostering tool

:- Doug.

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Making grandchildren obsolete

In what ways are we making our grandchildren obsolete?

:- Doug.

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To shoot the waterfall

Ahead is a waterfall we’re about to shoot. It may be calm waters at the bottom, but where do we go? (If we make it?)

:- Doug.

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Freedom of view

Take a “What then” approach to futures, avoid getting stuck in specifics of how we get there. This freedom of view is what the 300 years gives.

:- Doug.

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On futures

On futures

:- Doug.

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Touching futures

Touching futures

:- Doug.

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What’s the dance produce?

If we are an entity—what’s an entity? Possibly a pattern—and if information is a pattern, our conversations can be analogous to computations, that is, a rearrangement of patterns. And the dance is infinite. So what’s the dance of a universe-sized conversation/computation produce?

:- Doug.

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A good way

Every step a start of a new path. A good start on a good way.

:- Doug.

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Not teaching

I’m not teaching—I’m joining you in our expedition.

:- Doug.

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Footprints in the Windsm # 1899–and then we disappear

Footprints in the Windsm # 1899

Society sees aging as continuous narrowing to a small ball, and then we disappear; elders see their lives growing every day, opening out and out, taking on the care of ever larger swaths of beings and times.


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Eternal larger us?

If we might see God not as the eternal other, but as the eternal larger us, what then?

:- Doug.

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A better world model

Perhaps the most profound skill an elder can transmit is the skill to build a better world model.

:- Doug.

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