Cheating Robots!

The problem with modern AI is that nobody really knows what’s going on inside all those cold robot minds.

This is a great example. An algorithmic faker tricked its programmers into thinking it was doing its homework, learning how to encode map images, by employing the disembodied digital equivalent of writing the answers to exam questions on its hands!

Dumpster Honey
and also

The bees can’t know the colorful blobs they endeavor to pollinate—all covered in sticky sweetness—are toxic, garbage, saccharine, landfill…

What a tragic sign, like a birds-nest made of garbage.

An external womb, will change the nature of human reproduction…

“Once parental roles are equal, there will be no excuse for male-dominated boardrooms or political parties, or much of the other blatant inequality we see today.”

— I wonder if this will turn out to be true. To paraphrase Douglass Adams: Man has always assumed he was better than woman because of high-powered careers; loyalty to sports teams; and the status tokens of cash, clothes and cars. Whereas Woman has always believed she is better than Man for precisely the same reasons…