we remember and what we forget defines us in many ways.
We draw our identity from our memories. In my essay, I
have a look at how those memories are often ones we automatically
have as result of our cultural and language history. Collectives
memories also create a collective identity whether that
identity is shaped around a nation state, football team,
or a corporation.
can find Collective Amnesia here: http://cgmoore.com/blog/
also discuss Nick Bostrom's Superintelligence, Paths,
Dangers, Strategies, which may be one of the most disturbing
books written to date about the potential of super smart
AI systems. For such an 'entity' the difference between
the intelligence of the village idiot and Einstein becomes
you find some new ideas in the essay that will cause you
to reflect on how and what you remember. On the subject
of memory, don't forget to support your favorite authors
and buy their books. For instance, Timothy Hallinan new
Poke Rafferty novel, For
Or James A. Newman's Red
Night Zone - Bangkok City.