An algorithm is just some person’s will made manifest. So the key question is: “whose will?” Yours? Or some douchebag billionaire’s?

#technology #society #personhood

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@aral maybe slightly tenuous connection, but this is one big part of why I was always very suspicious of crypto bros' whole "code is law" BS. Because who exactly do they think will be engineering the smart contracts if the tech goes mainstream? Do they really think they're going to get some kind of early adopter veto right so that actually *they* will have power over the billionaires and giant corporations?

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