What have I done?

If you haven’t seen Star Wars’ Revenge of the Sith, let me recap: The above scene occurred at the transformation of Anakin Skywalker into Darth Vader after he set up the killing of Jedi Master Mace Windu (Samuel Jackson). Here, he asks, “what have I done?” That question brings me to recent events that make… Continue Reading

AI for Prez?

As automation creeps into more and more aspects of our lives, it is not too out-there to think that we might be willing to one day elect a president unswayed by human shortcomings and programmed to act according to a set of ideals. The president could be programmed to follow conservative or liberal agendas, or… Continue Reading

Are we on the verge of WWIII?

Once again, it looks like the march towards war is on. Only this time the world’s superpowers, the US and Russia, could possibly be at center stage. The situations in Syria and North Korea both have the potential of sparking a much wider conflict, leading to a possible confrontation between the US and Russia. And… Continue Reading