Do you know about the Unabomber, aka Ted Kaczynski? He was a man that sent bombs in the mail all around the US, killing three people and injuring 23. Now something about him that struck me as extremely strange was his motives were to stop the spread of modern technology. He was an anarchist that […]
The change they don’t see.
Everyone wants change all of a sudden, but don’t know that all this unrest will only bring more authoritarian measures implemented in the foreseeable future. I’m certain the situation will only get worsened by these protests, I mean c’mon people here in the states we have a relatively good police force, nothing compared too actual […]
I won’t say anything during these times of strife, or else I will be chastised. Take care and be safe everyone.
US formally warns China is launching cyberattacks to steal coronavirus research – CNNPolitics
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/13/politics/us-china-hacking-coronavirus-warning/index.html China is launching cyberattacks during this crisis.
My Review of Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
The Dune saga is essential for any science fiction reader, and if you loved the first book then the next two books are definitely worth the effort to read. I would personally say that Children of Dune is the best out of the first three books. Herbert’s world building and prolific imagery is arguably the […]
This AI poet mastered language to write like Shakespeare.
https://spectrum.ieee.org/artificial-intelligence/machine-learning/this-ai-poet-mastered-rhythm-rhyme-and-natural-language-to-write-like-shakespeare THIS IS IT. The penultimate moment of human creation, imagine what the ancients would have thought about this milestone in technology. Think about it, we humans pride ourselves with our endless creativity and capabilities of poetic mastery. What does this mean? Insane to think that a machine can emulate the most prolific poet in […]
Your Last Day On Earth by Juan Manuel Cardoza Jr.
As you were reading a fine book in the pleasant morning sun, a sudden but intense feeling arose up inside you. Perhaps it was something you ate; a tense moment awashed with mixed emotions flushed through you. The twilight sun shines through your window, the pages in your hands felt as though they were nonexistent […]
Italy reports the lowest number of cases and deaths in almost 2 months
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-03/italy-reports-fewest-virus-deaths-since-lockdown-started A great sign in the midst of this pandemic.
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PBS “The Gilded Age” (2018) – Meet the titans and barons of the late 19th century, whose extravagance contrasted with the poverty of the struggling workers who challenged them. The disparities between them sparked debates still raging today, as inequality rises above that of the Gilded Age.
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/gilded-age/ Wonder if this will become a topic of contemporary thought during these dark times.