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Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy …

Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from incompetence. Yes, this is a riff on Clarke’s third law and I think it is the most consistent explanation of a lot of phenomena that we see in the world. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Any sufficiently stupid person is indistinguishable from bots

I don’t think Alan Turing factor[ed] in people becoming so unbelievably stupid that they are indistinguishable from badly written computer programs when he invented the Turing Test. — Marcus Hutchins The headline is a riff on Clarke’s 3rd law.   … Continue reading

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