Yuanming Yuan – China, Artificial Intelligence, and the Present Weakness of America

Yuanming Yuan – China, Artificial Intelligence, and the Present Weakness of America

During the Second Opium War, in 1860, a combined force of French and British troops trampled Old Summer Palace (known in Chinese as Yuanming Yuan 圆明园; 圓明園) on their way to Beijing. The relatively primitive military forces of the then Qing dynasty could do little to...
Programmatically Generated Everything (PGE)

Programmatically Generated Everything (PGE)

“Programmatically Generated Everything” (PGE) is a theorized future scenario where the digital or virtual world becomes more fulfilling, productive, and useful than the physical world – triggering a tipping point whereby humans are pulled into...