Sun.Jun 09, 2024

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Is AI Selfish?

Digital Tonto

When evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins claimed that genes are selfish, he didn’t mean that he thought they are cognisant, with a will of their own. Rather, that genes act as if they are selfish, working to replicate themselves in the most efficient way, regardless of what that entails for the organism that carries them. In other words, the phrase "survival of the fittest" applies to our genes, not to us.

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Experts can often be Sceptics and Wrong

Destination Innovation

There are several notable historical examples where a large number of scientists opposed an idea that later turned out to be true. Here are some instances: The Theory of Special Relativity was put forward by Albert Einstein in 1905. It contained revolutionary ideas about light, energy and space-time. Many scientists rejected Einstein’s work for decades.


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Think Outside Which Box?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Howard Tiersky We’ve all said it. We need to think “outside the box.” But what is this box-like barrier that would otherwise constrain our thinking, and how do we move beyond it?

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Too Big to Fail? Think Again

Phil McKinney

The myth that anything or anyone is too big to fail persists, but history serves as a stark reminder that size and influence do not guarantee permanence. As someone who grew up in Chicago, I was aware of the widespread belief that Sears, Roebuck, and Co., the hometown retail giant, was "too big to fail." Its size, power, and influence were legendary.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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Why Greedflation Must End and How Consumers Can Make It So

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia Greedflation — an insidious blend of greed and inflation — has silently been eroding the purchasing power of consumers, escalating economic inequalities, and tarnishing the trust we place in markets and institutions.

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