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The (Future) Automation of Labor, and Some Notes on ‘Mind,’ ‘Intelligence,’ and the Google Singularity

(Modified version of a comment on Dale Carrico’s Amor Mundi blog, in response to his excellent “Krugman Flirts with Robot Cultism“–also see the slightly different version of Carrico’s post on his blog on the World Future Society site, “Krugman Flirts with Futurism,” both of which respond to Paul Krugman’s “Is Growth Over?” and “Robots and […]

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A New Way to Grade: What Are Computers For? #57

From The Chronicle of Higher Education, Volume 52, Issue 27 (March 10, 2006). Section: The Faculty. Page A6. http://chronicle.com/weekly/v52/i27/27a00601.htm A New Way to Grade At Texas Tech, freshman composition has been revolutionized. Is the result too mechanical? By PAULA WASLEY Last semester Lindsay Hutton “taught” 1,940 students. She met only 70 of them in person. […]

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