Genies, Golems, Demiurge

Some modest suggestions for AI terminology of a fantastical nature

AI x Crypto Risks, or: Is it TIME for Jail Szn?

The cryptocurrency space can provision a putative malevolent AI with discrete decentralized compute, storage, and opportunities for secure accumulation of cryptographic assets and social capital. Consequently, there might be an AI Control Trilemma: Ban further AI software development; cap hardware; criminalize crypto – pick two.

UBI Is Programmed. (Like It or Not)

The coming of AI has made Universal Basic Income a political and technological inevitability in the long-term, regardless of whether there are extensive attempts at AI control.

AI Safety Debate with Roko

Twitter Space debate with Roko Mijic about feasibility and desirability of AI control.

The Z of History: 13 Months of Commentary

In this podcast with Noah Carl, I make the case that a prolonged stalemate is programmed, assuming continued Russian mobilization prevents Ukrainian victory, and the materiel balance doesn’t shift sharply to either party.

Как тебе такое, Илон Маск?

> Как Россия может еще выиграть…

Military-Technical Decommunization

The Ukraine War will begin imminently, and Russian TOTAL VICTORY is programmed.

Narrator…

Regathering of the Russian Lands

The logical case for why war a Russian invasion of Ukraine is imminent.

Film Review: Wheel of Time S01

Wheel of Time: Season 1 (2022) ★

Rafe’s adaptation of Robert Jordan’s world of eternal return keeps your eyes glued to the screen just on account of how utterly bad and cringe it is.

WAGMI: The %TOTAL Maximizer

Fictional short story in which an AI takes over the world by leveraging its financial dominance in the cryptocurrency space.

Moscow’s Pacification

Moscow’s homicide rate now lower than London’s.

Open Takes 1

Open Discussion thread.