LRB John Lanchester When Bitcoin Grows Up: What is Money?

“As Julian Assange has said, it just happens to be a fact about reality, such as that you can build atomic bombs, that there are math problems that you can create that even the strongest state cannot break … there is a property of the universe that is on the side of privacy, because some… Continue reading LRB John Lanchester When Bitcoin Grows Up: What is Money?

How to Make a Bot That Isn’t Racist

“TayandYou failed from the start. “You absolutely do NOT let an algorithm mindlessly devour a whole bunch of data that you haven’t vetted even a little bit,“ they said. “It blows my mind, because surely they’ve been working on this for a while, surely they’ve been working with Twitter data, surely they knew this shit… Continue reading How to Make a Bot That Isn’t Racist