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Jesse Hirsh

When AI is just a puppet

Posted by on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 in Metaviews

The mythology of technology is powerful, but also kind of superficial. It usually doesn’t take much to move past the marketing a...

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Buy the tech you need now if you can

Posted by on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 in Metaviews

Ever since the pandemic hit early last year, supply chains have been stressed, and consumer demand has exhibited herd characterist...

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The Absurdity of Vaccine Passports

Posted by on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 in Metaviews

I recently found out that I will be eligible to get a vaccine in the next phase, here in Ontario, meaning it’s possible I could ...

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The fallacy of prediction

Posted by on Monday, March 29th, 2021 in Metaviews

There is a general perception that with sufficient data, and smart enough machine learning, the future can be predicted. An ongoi...

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A clash between empires

Posted by on Monday, March 29th, 2021 in Metaviews

Watching the big tech executives face off against a range of Congressional officials was an exercise in (mediocre) surrealist thea...

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Open Source Intelligence

Posted by on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 in Metaviews

Yesterday’s issue, that explored efforts to dissect the recent attempted insurrection, was partly a result of open source intell...

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