We need Silicon Valley — the people behind these companies — to wake up. We need everyone to act like human beings, not like rogue AI programs vomiting up delusions of grandeur.
I’m honestly not even sure that some individuals — people I know — could pass the Turing test at this point. Facebook is but a taste of what’s to come, I fear.
Our first round of prototypes were pretty crude: we built them quickly, with the intention of testing our assumptions and throwing most of them away after gathering data. We started out with simple paper prototypes. (Our favorite was a cardboard and paper iPhone we nicknamed “The pPhone.”)