The Death of a Teacher

My latest article in The European Conservative: a reflection on artificial intelligence and death.

”The new AI chatbot ChatGTP released upon the world last year has by now churned out millions of texts ranging from short Norwegian poems on existential angst to rows of code for computer games. It has even humorously advised someone to put up bounce castles at polling stations. Unsurprisingly, there is an ever-growing mass of words about its apocalyptic abilities—although some of those are in fact written by the bot itself.”


A Small Reflection on Cranes

One of the great things with working at a computer at home on the countryside is that when the weather is great, I can go from a manmade world to divine creation in seconds. So it was today, when after several hours of answering emails, handling documents and trying to penetrate the latest computer system we are supposed to use — I heard the sound of cranes; not one or two but many, a whole chorus.