Learning to Think Like a Smart Machine

Are our smart devices conditioning us toward a new type of social order?

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Harvesting Human Minds

The more we treat machines as if they were people, the easier it becomes to treat people like machines. Consider the aptly named “Hello Barbie”, billed as the world’s first interactive doll. “Hello Barbie” is programmed to make the following pitch to her young…