Cool article, well written http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/02/27/why-facts-dont-change-our-minds
A rational discussion of how irrational people really are — in many cases, on all sides of the political divides. Which is one reason why I say we don’t want “AI” to emulate how people think (but don’t worry, there’s no chance that AI becomes either intelligent or rational — that’s yet another fictional myth.)
AI is really “Amazing Innovations” that do what we thought technology could not — and then we get used to the “AI” and boredom sets in until a new Amazing Innovation comes along…
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