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Two Studies of Online Communities

Two recent papers may be of interest to this community. The first is from Adam Crymble at The Programming Historian a distributed group of digital humanitie...
September 30, 2016

Epistocracy as Privilege

Another day, another display of privilege from Aeon titled, “The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge”. No mention of the fact that so-...
September 29, 2016

The Markov Test

The Turing Test is used to determine whether a program exhibits human behavior. I’d like to propose that we use a Markov Test to determine whether a human be...
September 27, 2016