Jesse Hirsh

WTF is the Metaverse?!

Posted by on Monday, July 26th, 2021 in Metaviews

It may no longer be a cliché to argue that we live in different realities that themselves appear to be diverging. The obvious exa...

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The bot era has begun

Posted by on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 in Metaviews

It’s easy to recognize that automation has had a huge opportunity to advance as a result of the pandemic. However as a concept, ...

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The right to repair is not the ability to repair

Posted by on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 in Metaviews

Living out in the country, the repair ethos flourishes. I suspect it is partly a consequence of extra space. Seemingly everyone ha...

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Terminated by an algorithm

Posted by on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 in Metaviews

Yesterday we talked about how AI can act unethically, as well as encourage and enable humans to engage in unethical behaviour. Th...

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Does AI subvert our humanity?

Posted by on Monday, June 28th, 2021 in Metaviews

When Gary Kasparov lost to a chess playing computer in 1997 I recall the paranoia people felt as they assumed this marked the mome...

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Our perception of time has changed

Posted by on Monday, June 21st, 2021 in Metaviews

As we progress through what we hope is the latter stages of this pandemic, it’s worth revisiting something that was self-evident...

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