Monthly Archives: January 2016

the (senseless) killing of the swedish aid worker

Alexandra Mezher was “an angel” — young, beautiful and, above all, kind. She was the face of a new and idyllic Sweden. The 22-year-old’s family hailed from Lebanon. A couple of months ago, Mezher began working at an asylum center

THE REFUGEE SOLUTION

The refugees did not want to leave their homes. They only wanted to escape the violence and danger. Large numbers of refugees cannot be integrated into the few countries willing to accept them. There are between 40 and 60 million

OUR ILLUSTRIOUS PRESIDENT, BARACK OBAMA

Do you want to know how much of a self-serving, irrational man our President, Barack Obama, is? He ordered, complied with, the bombing of doctors without borders hospitals because some of the people they were treating were Al-Qaeda. You do

AMERICAN POLITICIANS: THE JOKE IS ON US

  If you compared American politicians or Presidential candidates with those in other parts of the world, it will turn your stomach. Our politicians: both present and potential are a farce, a joke when compared to men and women like…

IS OBAMA BLACK, MUSLIM OR AN EVERYDAY MURDERER?

Obama went to Madrassas and Mosques in Indonesian. Most Indonesians are Sunni. When Obama came to America he studied the life of Malcolm X (a Sunni) whom he said, taught him (Obama) how to be a black man in America.

INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

  Between 1993 and 2010, over half the increase in US national income went to households in the top 1% of income distribution. 95% of the total income gains during the years 2009-20132 were taken by the wealthiest 1%. Income

SHOULD WE BUILD “AI” (artificial intelligence)?

We need to proceed with all deliberate speed in creating Artificial Intelligence.  Time may not be on our side.  It must be given the highest priority; all deliberate speed invoked in attaining this state.   Those who fear that AI

The DARK SIDE OF TECHNOLOGY

As machines do more, answer our questions, tell us where and how to go, what to buy, who to date, we are losing the ability to digest information and decide for ourselves. We have already stopped communicating to a great

THE FUTURE OF MAN

The question for the 21st century is…When machines can think, will they be a danger to humans. Will they see us as lesser creatures, incapable of thinking rationally, spoiling the environment, wasting precious resources, slowing technological progress, or will they

TECHNOLOGY, JOBS AND THE FUTURE

A few weeks ago, I posted an article about jobs, technology and the future. I explained that more and more jobs will be done by computers and robots and that many middle income jobs – not just entry level –