US Senate approves Grim Meathook Future; climate change bleakness; poker-playing AI *pwns* humans …
“The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to grant retroactive amnesty to the telecoms that aided the President Bush’s five-year secret, warrantless wiretapping of Americans… ” Grim Meathook Future redux.
Jamais Cascio rounds up some bleak eco-political links.
“Polaris, the poker-playing artificial intelligence program decisively defeated human poker champs at one of its favorite games of chance at the Man-Machine Poker Competition in Las Vegas.” Heh.
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