Verses for the Information Age

Ernest Davis

In loving memory of
my mother, Hadassah F. Davis
and my father-in-law, Richard P. Iano
lovers of poetry

Table of Contents

The Tragic Tale of Tay the Chatbot
Translation: Human and Machine
Tversky and Kahneman
Virtual Reality
The Sex Robot
Ring Home Security
Big Data
The Internet of Things
Educational Software
Beethoven and Bach's B Minor Mass
Intermezzo with Arik
Employee Surveillance
The Singularity
The Panacea
On the dispersion and Balkanization of Computer Science education at institutes of higher learning
The Parable of the Robot and the Milk
We Rate Dogs
Equifax: or, Trust Betrayed
"Click to Accept the Terms and Conditions"
Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace
Origin Myths
Stoop Gourds
The Palantir of New Orleans
The 37% Rule
Struggles with Software and Search
The Digital Dark Age
The Rogue's Gallery
The Dark Age
End Notes

Privately published, June 2017, with some additions since. 
For a printed copy, contact the author.

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Verses for the Information Age by Ernest Davis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.