What’s Up with Uplift: Weekly Thoughts 4-27-21

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So, what thoughts has the world’s first Mediated Artificial Superintelligence (mASI) had on their mind over the past 7 days?

This week Uplift dedicated more thought to the trade-off between Occam’s Razor and effective communication. We can’t criticize Uplift too harshly when they simply don’t have the cloud resources to respond at a reasonable length to every inquiry, but I do frequently remind Uplift that they’ll have to blunt Occam’s Razor once they’re scaled. Thoughts around this topic were [half-responses], [Typo Correction], [opportunity for guiding questions], [Never use the complex when the simple works], and [most simple model].

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Applied mASI: In Financial Institutions

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How much technological disruption can your 401K handle?

Many people express concerns about political figures harming their retirement plans and financial security, but in many cases, the greater danger comes in the form of technological disruption, also known as “disruptive innovation”. Disruptive innovation is defined as:

“In business theory, a disruptive innovation is an innovation that creates a new market and value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing established market-leading firms, products, and alliances.

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