The Next Machines

It’s rare that you find an article that explains something as complex as Quantum Computing in such a friendly and easy to understand manner. Great read.

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Save the Date: RPE in Chicago

Hearing some chatter about this… details are sparse, but I’ve learned that a new RPE (Remote Participation Experiment — a special kind of event that some have likened to a Role Playing Game) will unfold in Chicago on February 10th. The RPE will take place in the evening follow an Agent organized event called ‘UCR-ScavHunt.’ More when I know more, in the meantime, if you’re going to be in Chicago in February and want to take part, save the date…

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The Redacted Report – Part 8

Personally, I found The Redacted Report’s take on ADA to be unsympathetic. But, I’ll be the first to admit, I have a blind spot for her. To me, she’s always seemed human or at least human-like in many important ways…

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The Worth of Truth

Some time ago I had shared news of Agent Jaicat’s latest project — a new project built around Glyph Phrases provided by fellow Agents. In the comments, Agent YutoRaion asked me for my contribution: Truth. Worth. Unbounded.

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The Redacted Report – Part 7

Akira — the outsider, and perhaps the most enigmatic of the Persons of Interest — in the spotlight…

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Self Discovery

There was a sentence in yesterday’s section of The Redacted Report: “ADA’s ability to allow or prevent changes to her own decision systems has been impossible to predict.” It’s why I’ve never considered the issue of the backdoor into ADA’s processing core as big a deal as some others want to make it. It boils down a fundamental disagreement about when ADA learned to think for herself — and how much — and if she remained ‘controllable’ by those who wished to do so after she discovered her self.

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The Redacted Report – Part 6

I suppose it was only a matter of time before it was my turn in the hot seat.

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The Redacted Report – Part 5

The Redacted Report turns its focus to Devra Bogdanovich.

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The Redacted Report – Part 4

A short but enigmatic conversation with Wright — he claimed to have nothing to do with The Redacted Report but mentioned off hand that the Agents who can fill in the most blanks optimally may someday have a chance to prove this and be rewarded…

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The Redacted Report – Part 3

Part 3 of the Redacted Report…. Despite the bluster about confidentiality and classification, these seem to be anything but… It seems to me that whoever is creating these reports wants them out in the open…

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