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Passing the Turing Test

I don’t know when I first learned of ELIZA the primitive chatterbot written by Joseph Weizenbaum back in the 60s. I’ve known about her specifically in her manifestation as DOCTOR, the psychoanalyst computer, for as long as I can remember. 607 more words

Sciency Stuff

S&F: Pipelines and Fishy Protection

This cartoon was drawn for The Potent.ca.  It unfortunately is based on real events occurring now in our great nation.  Click here and here for more info.

 

Simon And Finn

Future plans

For as long as I can remember I’ve been both afraid of, and excited for, my future. It depends on my day which of the two overrules, but at most times I simply avoid to look forward too much and focus on the present instead, since it somehow feels ‘safer’. 591 more words

Diary Entries

S&F in The Potent.ca - Oil Sands commentary

Some of you have seen this commentary on oil sands cartoon before..  The drawing was recently published in the The Potent.ca, which is a new entertainment website with an environmental twist.

Simon And Finn

Oilsands v Hydroelectric: a reality check on Site C

Yesterday the British Columbian and Canadian Governments gave the Site C hydroelectric project on the Peace River environmental approval because “the benefits provided outweigh the risks of significant adverse environmental, social and heritage impacts… 435 more words

Politics

"Let's make the Earth more hospitable for its dominant species!"

“Given wit and imagination, the Earth can be made vastly more hospitable for its dominant species and congenial life forms.” Small is beautiful but big isn’t all that bad either.”  — “Terraforming the Earth” by Ralph Hamil, …

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Politics