via Adrienne Mayor, writing at Foreign Policy Magazine, comes this outstanding piece on Artificial Intelligence, ancient Greece's Pandora lashup of manufactured bits and the astonishing similarity to so-called 'modern world's AI constructs. Today's Must Read.
"With Pandora’s artificial stance and uncanny grin, the Niobid Painter underscores her manufactured origin and the sense of menace that comes with it. Today, artificial intelligence’s box of wonders and horrors has been opened—a possibility already imagined more than 2,500 years ago." - via Adrienne Mayor, writing at Foreign Policy