-- MUST READ LINKS --
The Indestructible Idea of the Basic Income. Reason.
Much of the focus of A.I. writing is on what happens in a post-work world, if we reach it. This article is a fantastic comprehensive analysis of the history of Universal Basic Income, where it has been tried, what worked, what failed, and where it may go.
Dawn of the Ultimate Unfair Competitive Advantage. Medium.
A great post by Philipp Stauffer examining why A.I. companies may be the ultimate defensible business models.
Why Apple Is Struggling To Become An Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse. Washington Post.
The culture that made Apple great for the last decade is now working against the company as we shift to an A.I.-first world.
An Adversarial Review of An Adversarial Review of Natural Language Generation. Medium.
Yoav Goldberg, a natural language processing researcher, takes aim at the tone and what he considers extreme over-selling of some recent papers claiming NLP/NLU success. Also see Yann LeCunn's response to this.
The Yellow Brick Roadmap of Human Intelligence. Medium.
Last week we looked at Jeff Hawkins' argument that we need to look to the human brain to build intelligence. This piece argues the opposite - that we have other (often better) examples of intelligence from non-human sources.