Telepathy – From Science Fiction to Reality

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” — Arthur C. Clarke   During the Golden Age of science fiction, John W. Campbell, Jr.’s Astounding Science Fiction was a vanguard in popularizing stories that centered on humans with enhanced mental abilities, and how ordinary society might look at people with those abilities, notably with A.E. […]

Artificial Intelligence: A Pragmatic and Ethical Dilemma

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] “Alexa, stop!!” This is shouted by me at least a dozen times a day when my digital friend goes completely off the rails when given a seemingly simple request. It also got me thinking about how far we’ve come in the quest for artificial intelligence and, in moments like this, how […]