[ExI] 23andme again

James Clement clementlawyer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 13 13:53:26 UTC 2013

Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

>  Great story! And a good example of how technology is making the past
> transparent in ways it couldn't foresee. We are right now fairly
> transparent to the future: we are leaving gigantic data shadows that imply
> much more than we think. A few facebook likes, the rhythm of keyboard
> writing, patterns of IP-addresses - they all reveal our identities and
> activities much more than we normally think. And in the future every kid
> will have tools that make Prism look pretty trivial.
> If you want to keep secrets from the future you really have to work on it.
>  ****
> **
> Coming soon to an AI near you: it will likely be possible in the near
future to create a very accurate simulated (not emulated) prediction
machine for each of us based on our search history, email history, social
network (written and photographic) and credit card histories, that can
fairly accurately predict what choices you'd make in given circumstances.

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