Selections from the Web:
- Erik Hoel: AI Makes Animists Of Us All /// on what everyday AI “interpretability” actually looks like.
- Haley Nahman: Are you baby? A Litmus Test /// on technology, social media, and cultures of avoidance.
- Russ Cox: A Tour of the Acme Editor /// a video tour of the weird, wonderful Plan 9 editor.
- Thomas Nagel: What is Rude? /// a review of two books on G.E.M Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley and Iris Murdoch.
Books and Journal Articles:
- Marvin Minsky: Society Of Mind (1988). ISBN: 0671657135 /// What if your brain were a Lisp Machine?
Journal Articles and Chapters:
- A. Roger Ekirch: “Sleep We Have Lost: Pre-industrial Slumber in the British Isles,” The American Historical Review (2001) /// Probably the classic text on the history of segmented sleep.