Former President Barack Obama extolled the value of incrementalism during an appearance at a tech company event in San Francisco. “Nuance is not fashionable,” but it has value, Obama told his audience.
The viral writer wants to galvanize young people with her new book, How to Start a Revolution. But past controversies — and a new complaint filed by her New York University students — threaten to undermine her message.
“She Said,” by The New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, names some of the people who turned against the influential producer, as well as ones who helped cover up his alleged predation.
As AI gets better at performing routine tasks traditionally done by humans, only stressful ones will be left. The work experience could suffer.
fred :oyster: benensonI’ve been thinking a lot about something I noticed during while building machine learning algorithms at Kickstarter and YC. And that’s that the algorithms started to pick off the easiest work for themselves. I wrote about it for @TheAtlantic
Within any art form, there are pioneers and leaders who dedicate their lives to expanding, sharing, and elevating the knowledge of that art. When it comes to...
fred :oyster: benensonThis video about bonsai and Ben Oki is a perfect intersection of beauty and internet worm-holery – it's like stumbling upon an amazing Wikipedia article about a subject you barely even knew existed