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Screaming above the White Noise

(Note: this is a blog post I wrote a few weeks back, but the WordPress app decided to lose it entirely! Still, I wanted to get these thoughts out here.) 177 more words

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Robot of the day: Cherry City Comic Con!

The robots are on-line at the Cherry City Comic Con, Salem Oregon.


Hey Siri, are you planning to take over the hospitality industry?

The hospitality industry’s monetary contributions account for nearly one tenth of the global GDP and it employs nearly 7.68% of the global workforce (Deloitte, 2018). These research derived facts published by Deloitte US prove the importance of this sector and the people involved in operating and administering it, 756 more words

From Student Agency to Dating Agency: Hiring Teachers by Algorithm

Given continued advances in technology and the resulting ability to harness data to inform decision-making, new online recruitment tools are increasingly being aimed at developing an algorithmic approach to facilitate the matching of teachers to schools. 767 more words


The Cavalry Commeth

Emma Bulbous Diary, Day 111, April 21 2776, Twilight Force

Pretyman, Ichnida and Cresp are gone. Now Doctor Nopoin is getting around to me. But something’s been occupying that calculator. 251 more words

Science Fiction

Reaction time is a factor in this, so pay attention.

In Blade Runner, the android ‘replicants’ are externally indistinguishable from humans. The only way to tell them apart is to subject them to a barrage of emotionally provocative questions and measure their physiological responses with a polygraph like machine known as the ‘Voigt-Kampff’ test. 2,851 more words

Natural Born Cyborgs