Creepy or cool? some AI breakthroughs and formula of life

You keep on hearing about AI is bad and once AGI is around, it will kill us off - paperclip maximization principle is a telling example? Check the below tidbits pushing the envelop. Music Historically, people line up to attend concerts of famous artists. Now, there is AI that generates pure gold jazz or what … Continue reading Creepy or cool? some AI breakthroughs and formula of life

story of a farmer and surprises of life

One day a farmer's horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, neighbors came to visit. "Bad luck," they sympathized. "We'll see," he replied. Next morning the horse returned, bringing three other wild horses. "How wonderful," neighbors exclaimed. "We'll see." Following day, his son rode one of untamed horses, was thrown and broke his leg. Neighbors … Continue reading story of a farmer and surprises of life

future of human life and biomimicry

4.5 billion years of evolution taught nature what works and what lasts. We've been increasingly distancing ourselves from nature: agricultural revolution – grow stock and abandon hunting/gathering; scientific revolution – “torture nature for her secrets;” industrial revolution – machines replace muscles. Biomimicry is the study of nature for solutions to our problems. Having 96% of our bodies … Continue reading future of human life and biomimicry

is dalai lama a dictator?

What you might not know is that Dalai Lama is considered a "religious dictator" (against his "competitor" Dorje Shugden's worshippers) by some. In the West, he is mostly beloved/admired for his intense charism and Hollywood connections, projecting an image of an avuncular "Santa Claus." Western fans see in him a "secular saint" or a "politically correct god for a godless … Continue reading is dalai lama a dictator?