Thoughts about the nature of intelligence

The modern era of machine learning, though, presents us an example where we can begin to suspect a separate level of intelligence, and one that feeds on our intelligence. As we sense this happening, we realize that we’ll get no sympathy from the machine for the exact same reason we don’t recognize naturally occurring intelligence in non-humans.

Data Supply Chain: data enrichment close to the source

In an old post, I attempted to make an analogy of today’s data with the earlier days of computing and networking before the realization that some participants may not be benevolent players. The early data of personal computing and Internet standards were based on an open approach to maximize the adoption of the technology by…