Smartphone Misuse, Gravity and Eye Placement

There’s a thing that people do with their Smartphones that really irritates me, and when I witness this ‘misuse’ occurring, I always have a good moan saying “why are you doing it like that?”. The usual reply is “Why, what’s wrong?”. And that got me thinking; why do I think what they’re doing is wrong?

You’ll notice I’ve not revealed what it is that irritates me so much, ┬áthat’s because I’m hoping you’ll guess as I write … Continue reading →

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AI Singularity? Never Going to Happen

Artificial intelligence singularity, ‘singularity’ presumably borrowed from cosmology, is the inevitable point at which artificial intelligence (AI) becomes equivalent to, and then goes on to surpass, human intelligence (HI). Most scientists and technology experts seem to have little doubt that this will happen soon, most likely in the next 50 to 100 years or so. They’re wrong. Continue reading →