intro’d to him via tweets between him and Nassim about ed:
Happy to send recent ebook on education: v concerned we don’t vaunt independent thinkers.
Thank you. Will be nice to meet & discuss at some point. We need schools to teach Black Swan, and encourage non-confirmist thinking
or perhaps.. deliberately not teach – in order to get out of the way of natural non-conformity.. aka: curiosity.. no?
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then started taking him in here:
june 2014 tedsalon berlin
Big data is better data
more data allows us to see new.. ie: apple is everyone’s 2nd fav
getting to a liquidity of info
Big Data Dystopia:TEDxWarwick 2014
if we deny free will – we deny something fundamentally human
how do we minimize the harm and accept the benefits.. change the way we think about the issue altogether.. instead of thinking of data as separate .. rather as a part of all of us.. data as a property right.
or a non property right – a means to release us from property ness..
data changes much like stock exchanges today…. markets are great at self-organizing… patents create a market for innovation…
? – i thought patents got in the way of innovation..?
if data is our currency – we need new institutions to regulate.. because markets need regulations.. we need strictest of regulations
14 min – on ed – sounds like you might like declara Kenneth..
Minds + Machines 2013 – GE Europe
data is a new resource..
a quantitative shift has led to a qualitative shift.. more isn’t just more.. more is different
8 min – machine learning – can teach itself (keep adding data) over and over.. and get smarter (more data rich)
10 min – by treating things as data
bringing common sense to the data