Blockchain Chicken Farm (2020, Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
4.6 stars

Note about the author: The author is non-binary and uses they/them pronouns in English.

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The logic is striking. A demand for pork drives industrialized farming of pigs, which increases disease transmission. The constant emergence of diseases drives the implementation of new technologies like AI pork farming. These technologies go on to make pork cheap, driving even more availability and demand, as people start to believe pork is a necessary part of their diet. AI is not the balm to any problem -- it is just one piece of the every-hungry quest for scale.

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