TECH VISIONARIES Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman are among a group that’s announced a new non-profit artificial intelligence startup. The goal, apparently, is to make sure the first true AI is “good”, and its backers say they’ve committed $1 billion to the project.
This is an interesting development, considering that Musk previously compared building an artificial intelligence to “summoning the demon.”
WE TEND not to be alarmists when it comes to Christian persecution. We’ve had a pretty good run in the United States over the last couple centuries.
But things have shifted in recent years and it’s getting ugly. Think what you will of Kim Davis (the Clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, who has refused to comply with the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage and issue marriage permits to gay couples), some of the criticism she’s received is chilling–for example, equating her actions with sharia law.
FIFTY-ONE YEARS ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. What is not known to this day is exactly who killed the president and why. What is fairly certain is that the official conclusion of the Warren Commission is false, which begs the question: Who found it necessary to fabricate a lie?
That event ushered in a new era of dissatisfaction and unrest that continues to this day. Maybe the scales fell from our eyes that day in Dallas, making us aware of the darkness that has been with us all along.