Month: January 2012

Thinking About Thinking

It is easy to forget that AI still does not exist. At least not the type that can reason for itself. I watched Real Steel the other day. They had a cute sparing robot with big blue eyes that reminded me of Iron Giant. Both movies had a boy around 11 years old recognize the […]

Nothing Left To Lose!

My good friend David recommended the book “makers” by Cory Doctorow as an inspirational science fiction read. The cover on the left is of the UK version. I bought a US copy from Amazon. Imagine my surprise now that I have finally finished reading the 400+ pages that it is available from the author for […]

Golden Tears

It has been difficult to do anything lately. My left knee developed a problem a little over a week ago. I am unable to walk without a cane again. It is so frustrating to go from amble to disable in such little time. More so when I am aware that it may happen and do […]

A Moment To Soon

It is obvious that I have neglected this blog. That happens to me time to time as my focus shifts to other priorities. It is hard for me to believe that we are already more than a week into the new year! My forgetfulness has also cost me $50 in bounced check fees. That makes […]

Last Baby Born

We hear a baby cry for his first time at 12:00 AM on January 1, 2012. Millions of people are celebrating his birth. But he cries for his sister who just passed away at 11:59 PM on December 31, 2011. They are a family whose father is time and mother is nature. Each child is […]