Sunday, April 30, 2017

A Future without Employment

Artificial intelligence has reached a buzzword utopia as we are getting ready for self-driving cars, delivery drones and virtual assistants with human-level intelligence. 

Many believe that this new era of AI  will enable a new kind of American Dream - an early retirement in a country cabin with home grown vegetables and beautiful nature settings. But many others are concerned about a greater inequality created by the jobless future.  




Sunday, February 12, 2017

Technologies unfolding before our eyes

Eyeglasses are almost as old as the civilization itself. They have not changed much since Benjamin Franklin's bifocals in the 18th century. Nor were they made obsolete by laser surgery and contacts. Still, eyeglass technology leaves much to be desired. But new technologies are unfolding before our eyes...




Thursday, December 29, 2016

Believe in miracles... and yourself

End of the year is a very special time as Holiday lights melt away our inner Grinch and we start to believe in miracles and new beginnings. ​

Belief is not a religious phenomenon. It is our way of coping with the future and finding existential meaning. Scientific studies show that belief in miracles contributes to greater life satisfaction. Belief in science and technological progress can make people satisfied with their lives even more...


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