The AI Does Not Hate You is a haphazard intellectual history of our times. The AI thought experiments are great — terrifying and readable. The pace flags a bit in the sections that concern infighting among prominent rationalists and aspects of rationalist culture such as polyamory and a crowd-funded baby. Only time will tell whether this stuff will seem like a fascinating insight into a group of intellectual pioneers, or just a curious glimpse at a crowd of intriguing but misguided dreamers. As I said, I hope they’re right. Bring on the AI utopia and please don’t torture me!
Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands
"To its credit, Dopeworld is nothing if not ambitious. Vorobyov states as much himself, describing it bombastically as ‘true crime, gonzo, social, historical memoir meets fucked up travel book’. That is a lot to cram in. If sometimes he drops the ball (the..."
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