‘As young parents, we’re caught off-guard when suddenly we’re arguing with an articulate, obdurate child. We desperately want our children, human or otherwise, to grow up and succeed, yet when they do, we find ourselves flummoxed by a world of our own creation to which we must adapt.’
Writing in THE GLOBE AND MAIL, Jacob Berkowitz points to how algorithms are writing ever more convincingly and argues that, given the power of language, we need to pay attention.
Jacob Berkowitz is a writer-in-virtual-residence at University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy and the founder of Quantum Writing.
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THE GLOBE AND MAIL | October 6, 2019 | by Jacob Berkowitz