1. What would be an optimal human decision-making system that included everyone in the U.S.?
  2. What AI processes would minimize the ratio of misinformation to reliable information circulating in such a system?

Facts:

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“We live invested in an electric information environment that is quite as imperceptible to us as water is…

The world is very old, and human beings are very young….

[So] imagine the 15-billion-year lifetime of the universe…[as] a single year….

[T]he earth does not [appear]…until early September;

dinosaurs emerge on Christmas Eve;

flowers arise on December 28th; and

men and women originate at 10:30 PM on New Year’s…

It’s a Mel Brooks, “Springtime for Hitler,” production — autocrats and Trump — as politicians use the pandemic to undermine democracy, retain power and avoid accountability.

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New York Times’ Donald McNeil — (8 min. video)

[McNeil] covered epidemics for…two decades and reported recently on why American society could…be disrupted by COVID-19 for…next two years. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-getting-the-u-s-back-to-normal-in-the-next-couple-months-is-a-fantasy

*****…

Even in the country’s darkest days slimy politicians grifters, cronies and corruptionfavor the wealthy over the rest of us.

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When you drown the government in the bathtub, people die —

“[After] 2001 terrorist attacks…came the tea party, the anti-government conservatism that infected the Republican Party…[fostered] a government that couldn’t produce a rudimentary test for coronavirus…contain the pandemic…produce…

The actions of certain politicians during this crisis constitute negligent homicide — delays ordering medical equipment — and are actively undermining elections — creating false choices — to retain power and avoid accountability.

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Report: The Trump administration didn’t order ventilators or masks until mid-March —

“[Trump] failed to place bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, ventilators, and other medical equipment…until mid-March…

Science and technology, not politicians — ignored virus warning, virtual democracy, geoengineering — is the future of civilization.

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U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic —

“Trump and lawmakers played down the threat and failed to take action that might have slowed the spread of the [virus]…until this month….

[HHS] had been alerted to the initial reports…

Doc Huston

Consultant & Speaker on future nexus of technology-economics-politics, PhD Nested System Evolution, MA Alternative Futures, Patent Holder — dochuston1@gmail.com

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