Category Archives: Technology

Quora – AI and mankind

Quora – How will artificial intelligence influence mankind? This is an extremely deep and interesting question. Artificial intelligence isn’t a singular thing, it is a spectrum of classes of systems spanning many orders of magnitude, and exponentially expanding for the … Continue reading

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Climate Change

It seems clear to me that the problem of maintaining a reasonably steady temperature and sea level is real enough (at least to some significant degree). Human induced warming is definitely a strong possibility, but the climate stability of the … Continue reading

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Future of Humanity

NZ Skeptics – What would be the most accurate, educated guesswork out there of what humanity will be like in a 1,000 years? I’m cautiously optimistic that we will survive the next 50 years (70/30), and if we manage that, … Continue reading

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Philosophers and scientists

Are philosophers realy scientists? Where do we draw the line? Depends how one interprets the question. A philosopher who is true to the name is a lover of wisdom. Wisdom is that quality of judging accurately in matters relating to … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Foundations of Logic Group – Michael Ward asked – With so many doomsday scenarios being propagated about the consequences of global warning I am curious as to precisely what will actually happen and when. The assumption I am making is … Continue reading

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Quora – Life expectancy and education

Quora – With the rising life expectancy and advent of new technologies, is there a greater need to have an education plan for older people? Sort of, as part of a more general empowerment strategy. We need to get people … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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