Monthly Archives: July 2017

Review of “The Last Witch Hunter”

* * C The Last Witch Hunter, which stars Vin “Riddick” Diesel as Kaulder in the eponymous role, was surprisingly good, considering my rock bottom expectations. When his trusted side kick, the 36th Dolan (Michael “Alfred” Caine) is cursed by … Continue reading

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Entitled Millenials Mistake Corporatism for Capitalism

It’s sad to watch elitist millennials decry the very system that brought them the wealthy society they feel so entitled to enjoy. For example, take SALON’s article TV and film finally recognize what we already knew: Late-stage capitalism blows. I’m … Continue reading

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Politicized Science Hurts the Global Warming Cause

Zerohedge has a new article, Research Team Slams Global Warming Data In New Report: “Not Reality… Totally Inconsistent With Credible Temperature Data”. Is the study they cite credible? Are their conclusions reasonable? Let’s have a look. In the report “On … Continue reading

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Our Sexual Future with Robots (review)

Almost every recent article on sex robots is quoting Dr. Noel Sharkey from the report Our Sexual Future with Robots. For example, he is quoted as saying “submissive sex robots could encourage sickening sex crimes – including abuse, rape and … Continue reading

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More Disinformation About Sex Robots

It seems like there is a never ending stream of concern (and suppressed moral outrage?) over sex robots. For example, Growing sophistication of sex robots is leading to moral and legal dilemmas, [so called] expert warns. In my opinion, sex … Continue reading

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Competition is not the Same as Disruptive Technology

CBC’s Don Pittis has a new article on technology: Disrupting the disrupters — Tesla faces the challenge of the mini-fluorescent. Let’s have a look at some of his opinions. Any disruptive [technology] is itself subject to disruption. This is not … Continue reading

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The Gender Education Gap

On the 4th of July, the Telegraph’s health editor, Laura Donnelly, penned an article titled Shortage of eligible men has left women taking desperate steps to preserve their fertility, experts say. Given that there are only very slightly more women … Continue reading

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Big Media is Anticompetitive

I’m going to comment on the New York Times article News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook. Note that I provide a link to the original content in all my commentaries, because I believe in giving them … Continue reading

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More Automation Scaremongering

MarketWatch’s opinion peice Two-thirds of jobs in this city could be automated by 2035 paints a frightening picture of the future. Let’s see what author Jess Chen is claiming. About 65% of all jobs in Vegas are susceptible to automation … Continue reading

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Review of “Solace”

* * * B Solace is a crime drama/fantasy in which FBI agent Joe Merriwether (Jeffrey Dean “the Comedian” Morgan) is investigating a baffling serial killer with his partner Katherine Cowles (Abbie Cornish). He solicits the help of John Clancy (Anthony … Continue reading

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