ODIFridays - Data as the divine - 2013 07 05 1300
Data as the Divine
Masters in Journalism
I confess I am a hard agnostic
Q:What is this?
picture of Japanese robot
Through data and Ai somethimes it
feels as if we are REVERSE ENGINEERING GOD
Picture of "walk through data assigner"
what did they discover / invent?
The Collective and the Technium
try googling Technium
you get a fish reel
Kevin Kelly's Technium
Avatar's Tree of Souls +
Picture of James Lovelock as his theory Gia
lets take everyone's data
makes Google analytics for
Ray Kurzweil (who now works for Google)
Wants to create (copy?) a mind
Girls in Gloop? Tevs.
Google wants to solve human traffiking
the algo that looks after all the others
St Peter's Algo
Guy used credit card at Nando's but credit refused because credit card company mis-rated him
U.S. Marines use laser to target drones
Maat provided judgement
feather of truth would way people's souls
New era of 'Crunching Souls'
Hey Eric... Digital is Devil...
St Peter's Algos
Technology is someting we've always craved
digital as the divine