Trolley Problem & Autonomous Vehicles

What the families of victims will fail to appreciate is the degree to which autonomous vehicles make roads safer on the average. 


Response: Ghost in the Machine

given the wide circulation of stories in 2016 via social media which were obviously false (i.e. the Pope's endorsement of candidate Trump or Pizzagate) and their impact on voter behavior and thinking shows that consumers of this information emphatically are not scrutinizing their information. 

Charlottesville, an Unfortunate Aberration

Good morning all- Regarding the recent protests, counter-protests and violence in Charlottesville.  This is disturbing news and I have been struggling to find ways to see such serious political action as legitimate separate from racism because this seems just too much to take seriously.  After searching through some of the organizations involved it appears that … Continue reading Charlottesville, an Unfortunate Aberration

Prey- A Review

2032 when Prey takes place is the not so distant future.  No real intriguing speculations about the future considering the whole plot of Prey takes place in an alternate universe in which Kennedy was never assassinated (among other differences).  But perhaps understanding how to manipulate neurology is our next big frontier.