This is one of those which, with everything else which has to be done today, a person thinks nah, not going to bother.
Because it’s going to require contradicting the person who sent it, a computer engineer and I’m loathe to do that because then we get dragged into an “I never said that” scenario, “you did” and so on.
And it all hinges on the word “interesting”, whether you find it interesting or horrifying. And if you find it interesting, then what does that say about that mindset? And conversely, as it’s only about computers, what could possibly be horrifying about that?
And it relates to everything from Hitler’s eugenics through to the Manhattan project to Skinner to Pavlov. And to an organization, should it exist, vitally interested in such things, as well as in Malthus and yes – I know he is forever misquoted.
So let’s walk straight in and do this.…