Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Is this really the dawn of the electric car era?

CBC has a new article: Tesla, Volvo, BMW — all join in: Is this finally the dawn of the electric car era? Let’s examine this question: The very first Tesla Model 3, the electric car maker’s much-hyped, long awaited mass-market … Continue reading

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