– the ability to opt-out of receiving email messages from Amazon prompting me to write product reviews.
Only deterministic items can give variety.
Aim for the fundamentals and you’ll get the applications thrown in. Aim for the applications and you’ll get neither.
When AI reaches a certain level of maturity, users will be able to have conversations with the dead. That is, the philosophy / reactions of a given deceased person will be aggregated and encoded and then you can have a ‘chat’ with them in the context of, say, an interview or casual encounter. Such encoding will first be done for (in)famous persons of the past, but later also for everyone for which someone is willing to pay the price. So, someone could have a conversation with their deceased kinfolk, for example.
An ingenue can engineer
Our sympathy and fear.
first-order change: re-arranging the deck-chairs on the Titanic
second-order change: stopping the Titanic for the night
first-order change: pencil-sharpening
second-order change: writing
(cf: first-order logic and second-order logic)