«Tiempo presente y tiempo pasado Se hallan quizá presentes en el tiempo futuro, Y el tiempo futuro dentro del tiempo pasado. Si todo tiempo es eternamente presente Todo tiempo es irredimible». Empezaba así T. S. Eliot el primer poema de ‘Cuatro Cuartetos’. Recogía el poeta en esta obra, publicada en 1943, las tres instancias temporales: […]
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(PRWEB) August 15, 2014 -- A U.S.-China Goal to be proposed by The Millennium Project’s CEO at the 35th Anniversary of renewed U.S. and China diplomatic relations, at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library, California
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An algorithm arms race risks a Sorcerer's Apprentice scenario
As prediction algorithms are deployed to detect geopolitical and financial discontinuities, they will increasingly be designed to anticipate and outdo one another. Once these bots are empowered to act upon and adjust our increasingly critical connected systems—such as global markets, smart cities, and social networks—competing programs could create chaos. Financial trading algorithms, for example, have already been implicated as the cause of market "flash crashes".