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Hope has not vanished yet!

03-09-2021

Hope has not vanished yet!

With all contemporary technological disruptions, celebrated so much by many experts, for instance by late Clayton Christensen, and with all the praises for new technologies pi...

UBI: We all will be there

26-07-2021

UBI: We all will be there

Ray Kurzweil is internationally renowned for his predictions: more than 140 have come true to date. For instance, mobile computers would have wireless connection to the Intern...

Forecast for 2021?

13-02-2021

Forecast for 2021?

With the hindsight we may say with assurance that no one of great pundits, politicians and university professor predicted the hurtful, fretting and downright disheartening eve...

Dont't Be Evil

16-11-2020

Dont't Be Evil

Last year Rana Foroohar published a book entitled “Don’t Be Evil”. It had a sub-title: “How Big Tech Betrayed its Founding Principles - and All of Us”. The MBA – Innovation an...

A New Look at Deficit, Taxes and Government

21-06-2020

A New Look at Deficit, Taxes and Government

No one likes bearing a huge debt. It is fine to feel indebted to someone for something nice this someone has done to us. All other categories of debt bring about worries and c...

How many planets are there after all?

18-06-2020

How many planets are there after all?

 We talk about the first tiny moments of our Universe after the Big Bang discussing the emergence of structure in it, we try to solve the mystery of galaxies’ spiral ends movi...

The Sun and a New Ice Age

22-05-2020

The Sun and a New Ice Age

 We are living, it seems, through a Grand Solar Minimum. In simple words, there are no sun spots on the Sun. It should come as no surprise. After all the Sun’s has a 11-year c...

Phenomenology and Computer Science

19-05-2020

Phenomenology and Computer Science

 Computer Science as part of scientific endeavor is associated with the Cartesian method of exploring and understanding the world. It is true that Rene Descartes started his i...

Death near Trieste

18-05-2020

Death near Trieste

 On September 5, 1906, in a wonderful resort town called Duino, near Trieste, then belonging to Austro-Hungary, Ludwig Boltzmann hung himself in a hotel while on vacation with...

Kahneman on AI and Humans

04-05-2020

Kahneman on AI and Humans

A few months ago Daniel Kahneman gave an interview to Lex Fridman about Deep Learning and AI. The discussion also naturally wandered into the spheres of expertise common to Ka...