Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @texttheater ever

September 23rd, 2019

j_kloiber “When people come to me and confess their green sins, as if I were some sort of eco-nun, I want to tell them they are carrying the guilt of the oil and gas industry’s crimes.” via @zararah vox.com/platform/amp/t…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:37 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

WIRED ”People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth.” Watch Greta Thunberg speak at the UN Monday morning. wired.trib.al/VXdAnKt pic.twitter.com/ahHKlhbYaE

via Twitter Media Studio (retweeted on 7:36 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter for Android)

random_walker Whenever someone points out sexist/racist stereotypes in a new AI tool, you’ll find lots of apologists in the comments saying, "What's the surprise? It just reflects the training data".

Well, the "surprise" is that researchers keep releasing these tools as if everything’s fine. twitter.com/TomerUllman/st…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:43 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

random_walker OpenAI said they wouldn't release one of their models because it could be used by political actors to generate seemingly realistic disinformation text. This follows a long line of claims that AI is dangerous because it's too good, when in fact it's harmful because it's too crude.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:43 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

arancaytar @pervocracy "I don't want pronouns in my language" is the new "I don't want chemicals in my food"

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:38 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

fmailhot In the old days they'd put you in a room with just a big book and a slot. Someone would pass in uninterpretable symbols, and you'd have to look them up in the book, and pass different uninterpretable symbols back out through the slot. twitter.com/XandaSchofield…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:50 PM, Sep 23rd, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

"Seiner Meinung nach gehörte ich auf den Fußweg nebenan. Selbst wenn nur ein Prozent der Autofahrer dieser Auffassung sind — wenn ich einmal die Luxemburger Straße entlangfahre, werde ich von mehr als 100 Autos überholt." twitter.com/publictorsten/…

via Twitter Web App