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Domo arigato, Mr Roboto

The latest ‘Mach Was’ challenge is about robots… something I know nothing about and don’t have a great affinity with. However, the theme immediately made me think of the song ‘Mr Roboto’ by Styx that I used to love when I was a teen in the early 1980s… 128 more words

At The Movies

The Other Side of Automation

It seems to us that a magnificent new product made in Silicon Valley is announced every day in the press, on television, and via social media outlets around the world.  379 more words

Essays

608 - Mizzle: Flight of the Bumblecat, Part 2!

The story continues!
After the big news at the end of part 1, Mizzle thinks her life has been turned upside down. But she has no idea of how crazy things are really going to get. 120 more words

1000 Drawings

Nvidias researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human

Industrial robots are typically all about repeating a well-defined task over and over again. Usually, that entails performing those chores a safe distance away from the fragile humans that programmed them. 651 more words

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Transformers

As a child I was really excited by the idea that a car could change into a robot. Now, I just wish my car would transform into the same car except I don’t owe any more money on it. 7 more words

Ratings

Cheating Death... Part 2

In the last blog, I started looking at how mortality and the awareness of mortality impact us and our decisions. This part will look deeper at how immortality could occur, and if it did, how it would impact our lives. 903 more words

Career

Book Review – Caged by Paul Falk

This is a novella written in the first person.  The story reads like an official report.  But this is okay as the protagonist, Jack Toback, is a government servant brought up through the ranks of a USA prison service.  180 more words

Book Reviews