TECH VISIONARIES have announced a new non-profit artificial intelligence startup. The goal, apparently, is to make sure the first AI is “good”. This is an interesting development, considering that one of the founders has called building an AI “summoning the demon.”
FIFTY-ONE YEARS ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. That day 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.
THE AMERICAN public voted this week and swept the Republican Party to its largest majority in Congress since World War II. Exit polls showed that Democrats lost big with white voters this time around, which indicates that the country is beginning to divide politically along racial lines. This, of course, plays into the hands of the elites who will gladly keep up fighting one another so we don’t pay attention to the people behind the curtain.
PRESIDENT OBAMA has appointed an “Ebola Czar”, but rather than a medical professional the president selected Ron Klain, an attorney and career Democratic Party operative. Will Ebola respect an injunction?
SOMEONE SHOULD have warned First Lady Michelle Obama that appearing in a Twitter photo holding up a #BringBackOurGirls sign was a bad idea. It took about 15 minutes for the picture to be Photoshopped. Worse, it made the government of the United States look juvenile.
WE’RE BACK after six weeks away, just in time to wish everyone a happy holiday season. As the world fixates on Phil Robertson, we discuss the growing “holographic universe” meme, Google’s robot army and back-channel foreign policy, H1N1 deaths in Texas, and the US plan to put the Vatican in charge of East Jerusalem.