DACs would be programmed with an unmodifiable and sacrosanct set of business rules, i.e. they would be programmed such that they cannot modify themselves or break the rules. Importantly, they can still be modified externally by humans. These rules would be open source and known to the public, which will make DACs,…

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The choice of "Edelweiss" is particularly inspired. Despite what many think, it's not an Austrian folk tune—it was written in 1959, for "The Sound of Music". (It was Rogers & Hammerstein's final collaboration before the latter succumbed to stomach cancer.) » 2/18/15 8:29am 2/18/15 8:29am