Human Intelligence, Computers, and Consciousness

Conventional wisdom these days isn't much help when we look ahead to the future of life on earth, since life is fairly unconventional these days by most reckonings, and even what might previously have been described as common sense hardly seems common at all anymore. If there is any consolation to the currently prevailing uncertainty … Continue reading Human Intelligence, Computers, and Consciousness

The Human Spirit

Twenty-five years ago, on January 28, 1986, the world lost seven of its best and brightest citizens when the space shuttle Challenger was destroyed as it launched into space. Dick Scobee, Michael Smith, Ellison Onizuka, Judith Resnik, Ronald McNair, Christa McAuliffe, and Gregory Jarvis were lost when their spacecraft exploded 73 seconds after liftoff on … Continue reading The Human Spirit

First Month Review – Getting There Slowly

    Getting There Slowly   With only a handful of opportunities so far to spend time here developing the site, I have made some progress in fine tuning my original ideas, and making choices with regard to the content.  I would like to concentrate on providing at least a foundation of basic information on … Continue reading First Month Review – Getting There Slowly