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Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The barista who could disarm nuclear bombs by Marcelo Rinesi

She didn’t know she could, not having seen one during the week the skillware was in her glasses’s software library. But the company that supplied Starbucks with barista-guiding software had military contracts for slightly different sorts of skill, and was not above their occasional misplacement.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Green Gears by Marcelo Rinesi

Sometimes she pictured small computer screens inside each leaf, code scrolling through them like a bad movie’s idea of what hacking looks like.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Gold in the Blood by Marcelo Rinesi

Genetic engineering could buy athletic potential, not the willpower to train and win, or at least that’s what your father says every now and then. You think every generation wants to complain that things were harder for them than for the following ones, and mostly ignore him and everything else that’s not directly related to your training.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Truth About Clones by Marcelo Rinesi

“Forget all the sci-fi you’ve watched. The fantasy of the evil clone is a form of the terror of the doppelganger, which is our fear of our own Shadow. A clone is just a younger identical twin.”

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Red Requiem by Marcelo Rinesi

The collapse of the first base on Mars was a harrowing one, sparked by a software error leading to the collapse of the oxygen futures market.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Frankenstein Society by Marcelo Rinesi

You had thought them a laboratory legend, but now one of their agents was in yours, pointing a gun at you while another connected a laptop to the network holding the AI that was going to be your Turing Prize and IPO fortune.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Saints of the Scorched Earth by Marcelo Rinesi

Decades of algorithmic CEO headhunting inevitably led to the evaluation of potential religious charisma at a very early age.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Sum of All Secrets by Marcelo Rinesi

The first AI superspy was a failure. The only dangers it found were what billionaires, politicians, and would-be terrorists said they wanted to do. On Twitter and the Washington Post. On Reddit and national television. On Facebook and to cheering crowds.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes Paper on Meaningful Human Control of Smart Home Systems HUMANA.MENTE Journal of Philosophical Studies

The last decade has witnessed the mass distribution and adoption of smart home systems and devices powered by artificial intelligence systems ranging from household appliances like fridges and toasters to more background systems such as air and water quality controllers. The pervasiveness of these sociotechnical systems makes analyzing their ethical implications necessary during the design phases of these devices to ensure not only sociotechnical resilience, but to design them for human values in mind and thus preserve meaningful human contr...

Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello assumes role as co-Editor of the International Journal of Technoethics International Journal of Technoethics

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello assumes role as co-Editor of the International Journal of Technoethics along with Baha Abu-Shaqra (University of Ottawa).

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