What caught my attention this week – 02.01.19

Evolution hasn’t stopped now that we’re here. We’re entering an era where we may take evolution into our own hands and steer it the way we’d like it to go. This is the reality of the transhuman technologies being developed all around us. Brain-computer interfaces, implantable RFID chips, and exoskeletons are just a few transhuman […]

Are algorithms the modern slaves of Internet giants?

A topic that comes up in my conversations a lot is the addictive nature of entertainment technology, specifically YouTube and Netflix. My friends are always curious about how these services designed a craving among hundreds of millions of people. It’s clear that the culprit is their content recommendation algorithms. However, to truly understand these addictions, you must […]