AI , Meta-Analysis

AI vs. the screen writers?

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NY Times: TV’s War With the Robots Is Already Here — A.I. screenwriting, a point of contention in the Writers Guild strike, may not yet be ready for prime time. But streaming algorithms and derivative programming have prepared the way for it. – by James Poniewozik (May 10, 2023) Television loves a good sentient-machine story, from “Battlestar Galactica” to “Westworld” to “Mrs. Davis.” With the Writers Guild of America strike, that premise has broken the fourth wall. The robots are here, and the humans are racing to defend against them, or to ally with them. Among the many issues in the […]

AI , Social Justice , Socialism

Advice via AI – How can capitalism be defeated?

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What follows are some results I received today from Bing’s AI tool wih this question : Tell me how capitalism can be defeated.   Searching for: how to defeat capitalism Searching for: how to defeat capitalism Generating answers for you… Generating answers for you… This is Bing. I found some information from web search results that might help you. There are different perspectives and strategies on how to defeat capitalism, depending on one’s political and ethical views. Some of the ideas that I found are: Delegitimize capitalism by exposing its harmful impacts on people and the planet, and by promoting alternative values and […]

9-11 Attacks , Austin , JMBzine Vault , Peace , Pedicab , San Marcos , Tech

From the JMBzine vault: October 29, 2001

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This post is from the JMBzine Blog Vault, which means it is a very old blog post that I wrote at a very different time of my life. My views on religion, politics, and many other subjects have drastically changed over the years, so please bear this in mind when reading this post. – I generally do not edit my past writings, except to fix obvious spelling issues, or to fix broken links (most often replacing with links to I do add some more recent editorial updates, which are shown in blue and italicized, along with dates. Monday, October […]