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Jonathan Smart

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What was Kevin Slavin trying to say?

Honnestly, I didn't get what Slavin was getting at, in his talk.

Could you, the users, contribute your educated take on what he was trying to say, because it seems to be beyond me.

Cheers.

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  • Jul 23 2011: I agree with Gary in a lot of ways. I think there is also a strong element of needing to slow down and think. The resonating idea with me is the kind of things we're willing to do to nature because of how much money a few milliseconds is worth. I also think a C.P. Snow quote is relevant "Those who don't understand algorithms, are controlled by them." and the follow-up is: What happens when no one understands the algorithms?

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