[ExI] what the hell was i thinking?

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 10:34:49 UTC 2019

On Tue, 12 Mar 2019 at 16:08, <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> Cool!
> https://www.wired.com/story/zuckerberg-wants-facebook-to-build-mind-reading-machine/
> This brings up an uncomfortable question however.  The mainstream press keeps saying this whole concept is creepy.  Any time I see anything I consider wicked cool, the mainstream press calls it creepy.  That doesn’t look good for the old Spikemeister.
> However, I want this anyway.  If FB can get this to work, I want to know what is going on in here.  If I have a way to find out, I can tell myself.  A long time ago, Socrates suggested: know thyself.  OK cool, now we can.
> Then we can rig up some kind of automated recording/archiving system which we can carry along with us.  Then I can answer a question I have often asked myself: what, if anything, was I thinking?

Spike, you often mention the Constitution and the rights of US citizens.
What about the right to remain silent when faced with police questioning?

Officials already try to scan your smartphone whenever they want to.
What if they want to scan your thoughts as well?


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