Notes from The Singularity

Month: April 2022

The Universe is about Energy, Information and You

The Universe is not matter and space, but energy and information. Energy exists in the form of patterns and propagation of waves in the vacuum that fills space. Energy is the ‘hardware’ of the universe (not matter, which is just a perception). Information is the software.

The Universe is not an assembly of bits of inert matter moving passively and randomly in empty space, but a coherent and dynamic Whole.… Read more...

Confianza vs Eficiencia: El Fracaso de Bitcoin

Aunque la tecnología Blockchain pueda parecer compleja, esencialmente se basa en el concepto central a todo tipo de negocio: construir confianza. La confianza no es gratuita, lleva tiempo y esfuerzo a cualquier organización construir las relaciones necesarias para que un negocio funcione. Se necesita interacción humana y sistemas de control caros de mantener.… Read more...

Strong and Weak Artificial Intelligence

AI (Artificial intelligence) is a subfield of computer science, that was created in the 1960s. It was (is) concerned with solving tasks that are easy for humans, but hard for computers. The term comes from the massive computers of the 50s (prof McArthy).

Narrow AI or Weak AI is doing specific tasks better than humans.… Read more...

The Weak Spot of Sociopathic Elites

The more unfair and secretive an organization is the more paranoid it becomes, and the more leaks it suffers. This makes its internal communications very inefficient, as everything must pay a kind of ‘tax’ to maintain secrecy, in the form of slowness, inefficiencies, leaks, etc.… Read more...

The Double Spend Problem

So far, the essence of Internet has been spreading information. To do so it copies information for ever into nodes, clients, and people’s minds. That’s the reason because the Internet ended the music and movies industries as we knew them. It teared down the barriers to make copies.… Read more...

From Subprimes to CBDCs

The idea behind #banks is that they lend into business and industry to increase the productive capacity of the economy. This way, business and industry don’t have to wait until they have the money to expand. They can borrow the money and use it to expand today, and then pay that money back in the future.… Read more...

Germany destroyed, again

The ECB’s money printing has managed to do as much damage to Germany in the past decade, as Weimar #money printing did back in the 30s.

In the 3 decades leading up to 2010, Germany was pretty much the only Western country where housing didn’t get more expensive. Instead, German housing got better, while prices actually decreased a bit year over year.… Read more...