Showing posts from August, 2020


Absurd is the new normal. What would Magritte paint today?


Regardless of the facts, people tend to believe things they understand. If an incorrect explanation, A, can be understood with a simple analogy and a correct explanation, B, requires mental energy and effort to be understood then most people will believe A. 

GPT 3, Platform Power, TikTok, and Immigration

My discussion with Arne Tonning, a venture capitalist based in Oslo, on:  1.   GPT3 (a new generalized Artificial Intelligence model for Natural Language Processing) - what it is and what are its applications.  2. Epic Games fight with Apple and Google on 30% revenue share that App Store and Google Play charge for digital goods sold via in-app purchases on their app platforms.  3. TikTok ban in the US 4. How latest US immigration policy is affecting the tech industry

Dependency II

If a system is highly dependent on you then the system is penalized for your errors and you can gain from the errors of the system. 


If you are highly dependent on a system and the system does not depend on you then you are penalized for the errors the system makes and for the errors you make. 


There are a few things that one can only learn from experience. 

Interconnectivity Causing Uniqueness

The number of unique situations the world experiences will continue to rise with time. 


I am emotional about being rational.