Category Archives: philosophy

Is Automation Racist?

The Atlantic is carrying an article on How Automation Could Worsen Racial Inequality. It stops short of decrying self driving vehicle technology as racist, but not by much. That said, I find myself agreeing with the author’s conclusions. All across … Continue reading

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Vice’s Communist Propaganda on the Minimum Wage

Vice has waded in on the Minimum wage: Here’s Every Argument You’ll Hear About Ontario’s Minimum Wage Hike. What do they have to say? Things in Ontario are fine. The minimum wage going up is good news both immediately for … Continue reading

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LG’s Robot Horde is About Arrive

CNBC is reporting that a Tech giant is rolling out new robots to replace workers in hotels, airports and supermarkets. Said tech giant is the South Korean electronics company LG (Lucky Goldstar). On Thursday, LG said it will showcase three … Continue reading

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Consequences of Raising the Minimum Wage

As of Jan. 1, Ontario’s minimum wage is now $14 an hour, up from $11.60. The CBC has two articles on the increase: Tim Hortons heirs cut paid breaks and worker benefits after minimum wage hike, employees say, and Minimum wage hikes … Continue reading

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Review of “Iron Fist” (season 1)

* * * B   I went into “Iron Fist” with low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised. Maybe it’s just because I’m a fan of corny martial arts movies, but I think I liked Danny the best of all … Continue reading

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Anti Soda Social Engineering

The Canadian Press has a new story titled Is a sugary drink ban workable in Canada’s urban centres? A better question would be: Why do authoritarian busybodies want to remove our freedom? Let’s see what’s up: The World Health Organization recommended … Continue reading

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US to Prohibit NDA Clauses Against Harassment Allegations

The CBC is reporting Weinstein abuse allegations prompt U.S. lawmakers to try to ban non-disclosure deals. Specifically, they are attempting to prohibit clauses that prevent disclosure of sexual misconduct. Sexual harassment and assault allegations against high-profile public figures have raised questions about … Continue reading

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