Rape, slavery, pirates, Confederacy
Hi, historian here specializing in anarchist states (oxymoron I know) with special focus on piratical vessels.
So half the problem with pirate history is that as previous folks have said, it's a very biased and propaganda'd history. What history we do have is mostly from the governments that hunted them down. Hence the "murderous, rapists, spawn of the devil!!" etc. When in reality, they were more akin to freedom fighters. The historical fact is that almost 95% of all pirate ships across the board, were escaped slaves.
tech, AI, modération, hate speech, bias
Yet more evidence that AI is not an acceptable means of moderating speech in online fora: https://apple.news/A9tJo8cxMOTy_Uw_t7wNMkQ
Machines trained on our bigoted present just techwash that bigotry.
John Stuart Mills being wrong about speech, redux
JSM lived in a world where ideas with merit were shot down for political reasons.
In our world harmful ideas without merit are buoyed by the the wealth of bad people, in order to drown out all the ideas that actually have merit.
This is not similar. It is perfectly OK to censor meritless ideas.
It was OK to do that in JSM's day as well, and no matter what John Haidt says, this is how ALL scientific and philosophical disciplines already work.
Transparence et #Google
-chercheurs: l’algorithme de YouTube favorise les vidéos d’extrême droite
-YouTube: Nos chiffres prouvent le contraire.
-journalistes: Montrez-nous les chiffres qu’on puisse constater qui a raison.
-YouTube : C’est confidentiel.
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> FBI seeks to monitor Facebook, oversee mass social media data collection
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Finally solving one of the big problems in philosophy.
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