We have no PLAN

I was reading the Asian Scientist this morning, and was thinking about the accelerating pace of technological change, and our pathetic human response to the expected human consequences of accelerating technological unemployment (various types of Basic Income and Retraining/Education). Oliver Tian points out the problem and clearly lays out the challenge in the Asian Scientist. […]

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Interesting Stuff

  “Comma.ai developer kills semi-autonomous device after NHTSA request“   So, what’s a Comma.ai? Then there’s this:  “The Watson AI Is Hitting the Road in 2017: IBM and GM Team up for OnStar Go” … and they claim they will have 2 million vehicles with this AI on the road by the end of next […]

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Best Robot Video this week

The best video this week about robots or Artificial Intelligence comes from Yahoo… “A Compilation of Robots Falling Down at the DARPA Robotics Challenge”   The best video from October about robots or Artificial Intelligence comes from Get It Girl… “Are You Scared of Artificial Intelligence? | Get It Girl”   The best video last […]

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A Robot Walked Into A Bar…

Why – Why Are WE …  Here? In the TV series, Battlestar Galactica, Cylon, Sharon, turns the existential human question of WHY around while talking with Admiral Adama about the assumption of human survival when she said, “… you said something that sounded like it wasn’t the speech you had prepared. You said, ‘Man never […]

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