Are Driverless Cars Our Friends or Foes? A Guest Post by Lucy Wyndham

Driverless Cars! Americans’ fear of road accidents doesn’t quite measure up to their fear of terrorism and guns. Nevertheless, it is still considerable and rightfully so. During 2017, motor vehicle deaths in the country topped 40,000, equating to approximately 3,333 … Continue reading

New Yorker Magazine – Recommended Reading

If you’re interested in technology, you’ll enjoy reading this week’s New Yorker Magazine.  It’s the November 25, 2013 issue and has not one but two long science articles.  They’re so well-written that I don’t feel a need to comment, except … Continue reading

Robot Companion – Servant, Slave or Pet?

Science Fact:  A mechanical person – a robot companion – wants to become a member of your family. Clearly, there’s a conspiracy afoot! The World Organization for Robotic Tyranny (WORT) wants to get us comfortable with a robot companion, so … Continue reading