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  1. Tinkering toward AGI

    The modern quest for Artificial General Intelligence is strong on Artificial but weak on Intelligence. I've chosen to attack the problem of AGI from a different angle: strong on General Intelligence but initially weak on Artificial.

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  2. A New Breed of Binary

    This higher-level type of binary uses prediction to help solve distinctly human problems, in contrast to classic binary which is best applied to logical problems.

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  3. Countering Surveillance Capitalism

    While we might feel that there’s nothing we can do about deeply entrenched Surveillance Capitalism, that’s only a feeling. The reality is that we can use all of their techniques against them. Doing that is much easier and more accessible than we think and the benefits are limited only by our imaginations.

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  4. Be A Hero, Save The World.

    There’s a single core problem tying all of the others together and it’s a problem anyone can help solve. Our core problem is that we are up to our eyeballs in low-quality information. If we each had a tool that safely dialed up the quality of our information diet, we’d gain the power to solve any of our problems.

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  5. We're Overvaluing The Internet

    The rewards of the Internet are not its value. Unless we also look closely at its risks, we have no idea what its value to us really is. Our behavior tends to become distorted when our sense of value is twisted by obscured risk.

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  6. How To Kill Online Advertising

    Online advertising feeds on personal information and will die without it. We can kill it by capturing the value of our own information for personal gain, starving the beast in favor of nourishing ourselves.

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  7. The Simplest Personal Computer

    The simplest personal computer is a button that is pressed when a person takes an action. The resulting time series enables prediction and analysis. More buttons of this type, properly organized, leads to greater power.

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  8. A Feminine Computer

    The fundamental masculinity of computers has entrenched their direction, reducing their overall potential. We can restore this potential by balancing the masculine with feminine principles, resulting in a type of personal computer that's much more aligned with an individual.

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  9. A Good Option

    It's easy to be hopeful when you always have a good option at your fingertips. A feeling of hopelessness is a latent demand for a good option.

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