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A Few Words on Lying

Oct 16, 2017

“The worst thing you can be is a liar.  Okay, fine, yes, the worst thing you can be is a Nazi, but then number two is a liar.  Nazi one, liar two.”— Justin Halpern’s Father, in ‘Sh*t My Father Says’...

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Nobody Has A Clue (Except Maybe You)

Jul 24, 2017

My predictive abilities are zero. But it’s not so bad, so are everyone else’s. It took me about four decades to figure out that nobody at all really has any clue about what’s coming. The most useful thing seems to be knowing what’s happening right now. Like, now, at this ve...

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Will Human Beings Make Artificial Intelligence Stupid?

May 01, 2017

I figure that if you’re not at all worried about Artificial Intelligence, maybe you deserve to lose your job to it. And if that cynical intro is true, then at least my own employment is secure: I’m petrified. Various brilliant thinkers, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, are warning that the machines...

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The Problem With Millennials

Mar 23, 2017

I think I’ve got this figured out. Apparently Baby Boomers are irritated by millennials and since I’m an aging Boomer, I figure my perspective must be particularly accurate. I’d suggest there are several key reasons for this resentment.Millennials are very different from us, that alone is a big prob...

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