Worshiping Technology Gods: Exponential Technologies And Anthropic Abundance

Ancient Roman lead water pipes (1st century). Grosvenor Museums, Chester, UK. WIKIMEDIA PUBLIC DOMAIN, WOLFGANG SAUBER Lead provided ancient Romans with an ideal material for plumbing (hence the Latin word for lead, plumbum). Asbestos radically improved fire safety. They also destroyed [Read More…]

GOOGLE CONTINUES INVESTMENTS IN MILITARY AND POLICE AI TECHNOLOGY THROUGH VENTURE CAPITAL ARM

LAST YEAR,GOOGLE faced internal revolt from many employees over its handling of Project Maven, a secretive contract between the company and the Department of Defense to use artificial intelligence to improve the military’s drone targeting capabilities. After a series of internal, worker-led protests [Read More…]

I thought I made the worst mistake of my career, but 3 things helped me ’embrace the suck’ and move on

I was offered a job in South Korea right out of college to help a company grow relationships with key international stakeholders. I said “yes” without hesitation. After all, what could go wrong? Back then, I hadn’t developed my “spidey [Read More…]

Salman Khan Thinks an Alternative Career for Katrina Kaif Could be to Get Married and Produce Babies

Be it taking frequent jibes at Priyanka Chopra for leaving his film at the last moment or launching the Twitter emoji of Bharat, Salman Khan is leaving no stone unturned for promoting his film. Recently, during a promotional interview for Bollywood [Read More…]

Jinn, Jinx and Jaded lifestyle: How a vicious circle of Ignorance highlights Kashmir’s New Evil—Part I

Kashmir being a conflict-stricken society has unleashed myriad mental and physical health agonies on its citizenry. Even as natives frequent healthcare specialists and faith healers to get going, a shadow of ignorance is only growing and becoming a new worry. [Read More…]