The questions that Zuckerberg never answered, including this: How will you be remembered: As one the three big internet giants along with Steve Jobs and Bill Gates who have enriched our world, or as the genius who created a digital monster that is destroying our democracy and society? https://gizmodo.com/mark-zuckerberg-played-parliament-for-fools-and-theyre-1826227452 Continue reading Europe vs Facebook
“If things play out with AI the way that they have done with Facebook, we’re in a lot of trouble.” Jonathan Nolan Source: The Popularity Of ‘Westworld’ Points To Our Anxiety About AI, The Show’s Creators Say | Here & Now Continue reading The Popularity Of ‘Westworld’ Points To Our Anxiety About AI
When Texas Governor Abbott took time out of his busy schedule of subjugating his authority, to call a special session for the “part-time” Texas Legislators(1) to pass a bathroom bill and other discriminatory acts, his statements eloquently tried to trash the Capital of Texas, Austin. As Caleb points out, there are plenty of examples where Austin is screwed by Texas arbitrary regulation, and certainly some of those to be considered in the special session are also aimed at Austin. Naturally, the state-protected view of the dome under which so much anti-regulatory legislation is concocted by worthy statesman from such cultural … Continue reading Ahh Austin…
Yes and I assume you’ll receive it by email as a pdf, because the last time I used a fax was around 1989, assuming we don’t count 3rd world countries… My bank approved a Home Equity Line of Credit, it comes with a mandatory 3-day cooling off period, the loan officer at the bank email me and reminded me that the final form had to be faxed back tomorrow, and couldn’t be sent early. My reply was how I feel about banking in the US. Continue reading You want it how?
love is hard to find, important to keep, and impossible to replicate… Continue reading Hard to find
You spend your youth and energy trying to get people to listen; When you get older, you give up hoping they’ll listen and start charging them to hear me responding to @JaceDeloney on twitter; Jace was bemoaning the fact that he’d wasted Saturday after the person he was supposed to be seeing was a no-show. Continue reading You spend your …
“”The fetus is the property of the entire society,” he proclaimed. “Anyone who avoids having children is a deserter who abandons the laws of national continuity.”” This month marks 40-years since the 1973 Roe vs Wade landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court, legalizing abortion. As some states are now trying us back to pre-1973, with little fanfare, Virginia and Michigan Republican governors recently signed new abortion bills into law. There are issues other than simply obvious one of abortion. It’s possible to draw a lot of parallels between the former President of Romania, Nicolae Ceausescu, and the Tea Party, also with … Continue reading The Law of Unintended Consequence