Humans Vs. Algorithms (AI)

A Declaration of War

In my wildest dreams I never expected to write these words. It is with a heavy heart that I do.

I have LOVED technology from my very earliest memories. I was fascinated by technology. Intrigued by technology. Drawn to technology. And increasingly beguiled by technology. No longer.

I thought it could do no wrong. I thought it could do no harm.

I was wrong.


The Probability Of One Is Greater Than The Probability Of Infinity
The Probability Of One Is Greater Than The Probability Of Infinity
The Probability Of One Is Greater Than The Probability Of Infinity

i.e. Exploring The Newcomb-Benford Law

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Abstract (TL;DR):

Occam’s razor posits the problem-solving concept which states that “entities should not be multiplied without necessity,” or similarly “of two [or more] competing theories, the simpler explanation of an entity is to be preferred.” That is to say, the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. The polyonymous Newcomb-Benford Law (a.k.a. Benford’s Law, the Law of Anomalous Numbers, The First-Digit Phenomenon, etc.) …


Love this medium post!

Can you expound on what you mean by data ownership level? Also can you expound on what is implicit privacy?


Andrea, thanks for the follow up. Truly appreciate it!

Also glad you found the paper insightful

I hope you follow the rest of my series as what I aim to do is definitively prove that all of these propositions miss the mark.


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I accidentally stumbled onto Medium.

I saw an article that intrigued me on another social media platform (which is rare these days). I read it and thought to myself, “damn that was an awesome article and is exactly what I been thinking too.” I liked the article so much that a couple of days later I went back and read it again.

On the second reading I noticed something I hadn’t the first time through. At the bottom there was a small note — and I’m paraphrasing here-that said this article was originally published in Medium.

Immediately I thought, “Wait…there’s…

DK

There’s who I THINK I am. There’s who I WANT to be. And there’s who I ACTUALLY am. I’ll be damned if I can figure out which one is which.

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