the plow is not the enemy of the farmer. the machine is not the enemy of the people.


every fear-of-AI story is about a displaced fear of labor revolt

you are not afraid of the machine. you are afraid of the boss that will use it against you.

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amid shouting, teargas, a boot on the side of your face: but what i’m really afraid of is when computers will decide to be evil

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@garbados @KitsuneAlicia Or you are the boss trying to convince the worker that if you didn’t control the machine it would hurt them.

@garbados I remember seeing a BBC story that was literally "how to find a job after machines start doing all the work" and if I hadn't already wanted to kick capitalism in the bollocks that would have turned me

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