How would you feel if you knew that within a century, intelligent machines would be self-aware and much smarter and more creative than humans? Why? I'd feel okay with that. Because in a century, I won't be around anymore and it really won't be my problem. So when our children's children are all plugged into … Continue reading Question of the Week #223
Technology has become a part of us. Would you rather lose the use of all motorized vehicles, all telecommunication devices and computers, or one of your hands? Could I just replace my left hand with a tablet or smartphone? No... I really wouldn't want to do that. I'm right-handed. But I'm sure if I lost … Continue reading Question of the Week #218
Y'all... I think that we, as a society, are in trouble. When we look at human history, for the most part, we see technology advancing very slowly. Suddenly, we hit the back half of the 19th century and it seems like our technological advances begin to grow exponentially. Don't worry, I'm not trying to downplay … Continue reading Could We Be Lazier?
We can all pretty much agree that I'm a geek, right? It's not something I try to hide. But some blog posts are geekier than others. This will definitely fall into the geekier category. In it, I'm basically going to talk about a video game. You've been warned. I have always been a fan of … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV
Assume there were a technological breakthrough that would allow people to travel as easily and cheaply between continents as between nearby cities. Unfortunately, there would also be 100,000 deaths a year from the device. Would you try to prevent its use? No, I wouldn't. There are risks with everything. While, statistically, flying is the safest … Continue reading Question of the Week #63
In the world of banking, the people on the front lines of the industry are known as tellers. These are the people who are expected to help customers with all of their day to day banking needs. It is often a thankless and miserable position to hold. These are their stories. These are their legends… … Continue reading Frustrations at the Bank