2023-09-17 Links

Daily Reads:

Ethan Mollick synthesises the findings of a new paper on the implications of AI augmentation by consultants in Centaurs and cybords on the jagged frontier. Falling asleep at the wheel is a major risk, and the levelling of skills is a massive upside.

In this 2013 opinion piece in the New York Times titled When Deviants Do Good, Tina Rosenberg explains an effective alternative to the seagull style of outside help for local problems.


No problem stays solved in a dynamic environment.
– Russell Ackoff


Australia is holding a referendum to change the constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia. Singer songwriter Paul Kelly has a new single If Not Now. I first learnt about Vincent Lingiari’s fight for his people from PK’s song "From Little Things Big Things Grow"