A complaint published with New Zealand's Stuff on the ways in which the dominant e-commerce business model victimises New Zealanders. By dominant e-commerce business model I mean Amazon.com, Inc
People in New Zealand were somewhat angered by the refereeing of the rugby world cup final. And I don't think it was an fun experience for English referee Wayne Barnes either. Is is time to automate the referee?
What should scientists make of the promise of an AI Cyber-Renaissance? My answer - find a way to double down on the human aspects of doing science.
A piece for the ABC on the now apparent costs of believing in the vision of the internet as a place to share. We welcomed the AI wolf into the digital commons.
A piece for ABC Ethics and Religion that suggests that the easy fakery of rationality by generative AI should lead us to rethink what makes humans special. Is the imagination and not reason humanity's true superpower?
Will AI bring a future of bullshit jobs?
A piece for the ABC that argues that creative workers should be creatively worried about generative AI..
A piece for Newsroom in New Zealand on the need for a powerful imaginative response to the challenge from generative AI to the jobs of creative workers.
A piece for Project Syndicate responding to the 2022 release of GPT-3. My warnings for humanities academics now seem quite prescient.
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