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  • The Trouble with Semians

    The Trouble with Semians

    I was on the bleeding edge of AI development for a while. I was part of the original team behind the Semians. We were just a bunch of literature students with good career prospects ahead of us, none of them intelligibly connected with what we’d been studying in our BAs and Masters – those soppy realist novels, tacky revenge tragedies, all the damned modernists. We were enamored with the idea, reeking of megalomania because it was born of insecurity, that we were the most highly skilled professionals in the world.

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