Stephen E. Arnold: Google and Ethics: Shaken and Stirred Up

Google and Ethics: Shaken and Stirred Up Despite recent controversies, Vox Recode reports, “Google Says it’s Committed to Ethical AI Research. Its Ethical AI Team Isn’t So Sure.” In fact, it sounds like there is a lot of uncertainty for the department whose immediate leaders have not been replaced since they were ousted and who …

Stephen E. Arnold: Two Commercial Failures? Comment by Robert Steele

Palantir SPACtacular Pipeline Filler An Idea for American Top Dogs? ROBERT STEELE: All of our institutions have failed, particularly banking and information technology — schools, government, non-profits — all corrupt. The ARISE USA tour — five wrapped coaches headed for Mount Rushmore on the 4th of July — is about restoring integrity to every aspect …

Stephen E. Arnold: No Internet? No Problem. Well, Maybe a Small Almost Insignificant Hurdle

No Internet? No Problem. Well, Maybe a Small Almost Insignificant Hurdle The Internet is an essential tool for modern life, but not everyone in the United States has ready access to broadband services. The US is one of the world’s most developed countries, so how many of its citizens cannot get online? In 2020, the …

Stephen E. Arnold – Google Search: A Disillusioned SEO Expert Grouses

Google Search: A Disillusioned SEO Expert Grouses Search engine optimization. Great play by the Google. Lots of “search experts” explaining how to get traffic. When the traffic went away or failed to materialize, these “SEO experts” morphed into Google ad hawkers. Slick. Who knew? Not the SEO crowd but the creeping tendrils of dawning knowledge …

STEPHEN E. ARNOLD: The Addiction Analogy: The Cancellation of Influencer Rand Fishkin

The Addiction Analogy: The Cancellation of Influencer Rand Fishkin Another short item. I read a series of tweets which you may be able to view at this link. The main idea is that an influencer was to give a talk about marketing. The unnamed organizer did not like Influencer Fishkin’s content. And what was that content? …