It’s interesting to watch as we try to cause computers to behave more like humans and humans to behave more like computers. Continue reading
For the record. Software engineering will ultimately become a branch of psychiatry. Continue reading
I’ve been pondering the contribution of major life changes to growth. We have several opportunities for these, but not all of them happen to all of us. Continue reading
I read this introduction to the book The Battle for God, By Karen Armstrong, and thought it was very insightful. It appears to be taking a balanced historical view of the causes of religious fundamentalism. [iframe style=”width:120px;height:240px;” marginwidth=”0″ marginheight=”0″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ align=”right” src=”//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ss&ref=ss_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=hawksprphotog-20&marketplace=amazon®ion=US&placement=0345391691&asins=0345391691&linkId=WE2KJZC43LARAYNA&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true”]What I thought was particularly interesting was the … Continue reading
I’m glad food production hasn’t progressed in quite that direction yet.
One of my favorite quotes comes from William Gibson … The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. At an early age I developed an appreciation for those who can describe the plausible future. This evolved into a collection of epiphanies every time I’ve realized that … Continue reading