The Future Can Be Awesome What’s the deal with the scary, dystopian futures we see in popular culture? Why are people thinking that the future is going to be so horrible? Of course, if you look in some directions, you see the power of the… Read More »The Future Is Not a Scary, Cold, Emotionless Place
Can Our Bots Make Us Better Humans Through Automation? If you are anything like me (and I hope not cause I’m totally unique 😉 ), then you forget things. A lot. I’ve had to come up with systems to remember where my keys and wallet… Read More »Be A Better Human…Through Automation
No, Smartphones Make Us Smarter There has been a lot of talk recently about how horrible it is that we spend so much time on our smartphones – our smartphones are rotting our brains – we can’t think for ourselves because we have our smartphones.… Read More »Are Smartphones Making Us Stupid?
In Some Cases, Humans Prefer Robots I don’t know about you, but sometimes I really enjoy talking to robots over people. I can’t remember the last time I had to talk to a human to do any banking – I do most everything online unless… Read More »Remove The Human, Improve The Experience?
The Future Will Be To Your Choosing. It’s funny – a lot of times when people think about the future – they think about super futuristic cities, super streamlined cars and all sorts of visible technology in the forefront. If I had a penny for… Read More »The Future Will Not Be “Futuristic”
Back in Canada, this yearly fair is called the Canadian National Exhibition or CNE (we just used to call it “the Ex”). I think it’s the longest-running yearly fair; it’s been going since 1879. They have rides and exhibits and stuff: everything from food to… Read More »Thanks, Google For Bungeeing Us Into The Future