How the Web 3.0 future might help us maintain control over AI —rather than the other way around.

Having made my living writing and telling stories and, now, leading a team of talented content creators at CoinDesk, my first response to the latest announcement from OpenAI was one of horror.

If you missed it, OpenAI last month released “GPT-3,” the latest version of its language-generating AI tool. Countless…

Self-Quarantine Diary, Day 3

NUMBERS GAME: It’s not the test per se that matters, it’s the data it produces and how it’s used.

Due to a prior medical condition that puts me at higher risk, I made a decision to ride out this coronavirus crisis in my bedroom, physically separated from my family and others. I started writing a daily diary to reflect on what all this means. The…

Self-Quarantine Diary, Day 2

STRAYING FROM THE HERD: Social distancing feels unnatural and goes against our deepest human instincts. but unlike any other animal we have the technological capacity to overcome it.

Due to a prior medical condition that puts me at higher risk, I aim to ride out this coronavirus crisis in my bedroom, physically separated from my family and others. I’m writing a daily diary to reflect on what all this means. The first post, laying out my(possibly flawed) reasoning…

Self-Quarantine Diary, Day 1

IN-N-OUT: Workers in hazmat suits greet visitors to the drive-through coronavirus testing facility in New Rochelle, N.Y., before sticking swabs up their noses. (Photo by Michael J. Casey)

By Michael J. Casey, Chief Content Officer, CoinDesk

I made a difficult decision Sunday.

Having watched with jaw-dropping amazement the speed with which coronavirus cases have exploded in Italy, Spain, Seattle and, now, in my home state of New York, I rapidly realized my family and I need to practice…

I post this drab photo, not because I’m an Apple groupie (far from it), but because as I sat down for a lonesome meal at Le Meridien MIT — after two months of travel that included Sao Paulo, Lausanne, Salt Lake City, Marrakesh and Nevis, as well as my regular…

Photo by Michael Righi. Published under Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Or… What We Risk Losing Under Donald Trump’s Policy Agenda

AUTHOR’S NOTE: If anyone reading this has a positive story they’d like to tell about their immigration journey, please share it under the hashtag #WeAreAllImmigrants

In a drab government building next to a shopping mall parking lot, the boss of an office clerk with a powerful pair of lungs and…

Michael Casey

Aussie in exile. Chief Content Officer, @CoinDesk; Cofounder, Streambed Media. Author of 5 books covering business & life in the interconnected, globalized age

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