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More Weizenbaum

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The nerd is the enemy of civilisation

Inspired by Scott Rosenberg, I have started to read Joseph Weizenbaum’s book Computer Power and Human Reason. Weizenbaum, who died last month, was the inventor of ELIZA, the first chatbot; and he was so horrified by the enthusiastic reactions to … Continue reading

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Ultimate procrastination

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Midgley, Dawkins update and end

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Adaptationism contested

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Dennett and the appearance of design

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Mary Midgley update

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Dawkins and Midgley, from comments

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Dawkins, Midgley, disfiguring vanity

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Gloriously batty

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