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Linky Friday: Summertime

Linky Friday: Summertime

Linky Friday is Ordinary Time’s Friday tradition of compiling stories from around the world and across the web straight to you. This week, Summertime is the theme, and clicks are easy, the stories are jumping, and the world is yours to read, share, and discuss. From Gershwin to Manafort, plenty to occupy your dog days of summertime.

AI is Coming, But What Culture Will Influence It?

AI is Coming, But What Culture Will Influence It?

The questions surrounding AI development are heavy on the why, the how, the should, and other things; but what culture would that AI would be operating from? Naturally the designer will be reflected, but something as complex as culture meeting the complex world of AI, there are new questions to answer for both fields.

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Skipping The Summer Reading

Skipping The Summer Reading

This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.

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Questions From the Headlines

Questions From the Headlines

When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.