Edition-89 of Delicacies: as usual, max 5 articles that i found interesting and worth re-reading. Handpicked, no robots. Minimalism in curation. Enjoy! Much more of this in my weekly Revue summary. Subscribe at bottom of this post.
- About the switch from book to digital entertainment; stories/narratives: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/nov/25/will-self-humans-evolving-need-stories
- About work as the blessing vs. the easy path to retirement: https://www.thindifference.com/2016/12/work-is-a-blessing/
- About fairness, accountability, and transparency in machine learning: https://points.datasociety.net/transparency-accountability-3c04e4804504#.h0elv4c4y
- About mass consumerism and the illusion of dematerialization: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/11/how-humans-became-consumers/508700/
- About one possible future scenario where all your software belongs to Amazon: https://hackernoon.com/amazon-is-eating-the-software-which-is-eating-the-world-738888fb9e82#.s2se8vuqe
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