Tag: New Yorker

  • Know the Workings of Your Own Mind

    In a recent New Yorker article Yuval Harari commented on the prospect of the possible nefarious uses of AI by governments, corporations or others to intrude on personal freedoms. “Harari argues that, though there‚Äôs no sure prophylactic against such future intrusions, people who are alert to the workings of their minds will be better able […]

  • The Gutenberg Elegies

    The TLDR: We should all be reading more fiction. I first came across this book by Sven Birkerts via a review and mentioned it a few months back. I finally finished up reading it this past weekend and it’s a winner. Originally published in 1996, some of the references to tech are obviously a bit […]