Survival in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
- Kathryn Hume for The Indian Economist May 15th, 2017
- Source: https://theindianeconomist.com/survival-in-the-age-of-artificial-intelligence/
There’s all this talk that robots will replace humans in the workplace, leaving us poor, redundant schmucks with nothing to do but embrace the glorious (yet terrifying) creative potential of opiates and ennui. (Let it be noted that bumdom was all the rage in the 19th century, leading to the surging ecstasies of Baudelaire, Rimbaud, and the crown priest of hermeticism (and my all-time favourite poet besides Sappho*), Stéphane Mallarmé**)
As I’ve argued in a previous post, I think that’s bollocks.