WANT: "Post-Internet Regenerative Infrastructure Politics and the Seven Dwarfs" - A book for children of all ages.
Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning. A 54-page paper consisting of 12 articles written by @david_rolnick and many other collaborators on this important topic:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05433 #ML #FFHCI #ClimateChange #Ideas
Finally. Next up, papers that explore the intersection of Machine learning /technology and mass species extinction / life (animals, plants, etc)? Arguably, a much harder but more essential challenge.
Climate Change Is a Symptom. Consumer Culture Is a Symptom. The death of God (community & values) and it's replacement with Science & Technology (total materialism, reductionism & individualism) is the Disease.
Climate Change Is the Symptom. Consumer Culture Is the Disease: https://newrepublic.com/article/154147/climate-change-symptom-consumer-culture-disease
Making music specifically for plants/insects is a fantastic idea. I'm convinced that using (ML-based) Generative Music, coupled with plant/soil bio-sensor feedback loops is a highly effective component in new systems that will replace chemical fertilisers/pest control.
Mort Garson - Ode To An African Violet
going forward, my standard answer to 95% of questions:
i have no clue or strong believes - you seem to have both, so you tell me.
“There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.” – Marshall McLuhan
“Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime.” - W. E. B. Du Bois