Easily Confused Words: Sentient vs. Sentiment

Sentient and sentiment are easily confused words. By beginning with “sent-,” both words relate to the human mind and feelings.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. 203 more words

Easily Confused Words


What is existence? That I should exist? What is reality? That I should be real? What is a dream? That I should be awake?

I close my eyes and I “see nothing”; open it and I “see”. 71 more words


The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

When do we move from Smart technology, devices that we customise and control to make life simpler, to Sentient technology, devices that can accurately predict what we want to do next? 388 more words


Do Androids Dream of Electric Algebra?

Sentient is a bit of a weird one. By plugging robots into your mainframe — and doing your best to keep things orderly when their growing awareness starts to kick back — you hope to position your company at the forefront of the sentient revolution. 1,175 more words

Board Game

Remember when I didn't finish this?

I sat this piece aside for a few days, added the reflections of those eyes in the shiny black tile floor and then never photographed it!   39 more words



“I had to light a spliff before I walk into the mall.”

A little pep talk so I could bring myself to pick up my last paycheck to a sales job I lost all enthusiasm and interest for. 410 more words


Able to experience things through the senses. Latin “sentientum” < “sentire”=to feel.