The real dangers of artificial intelligence Tesla founder Elon Musk leaves unsaid

Much is being written about what Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk said about how rapid advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) could lead humanity to a “Terminator” scenario. The Terminator series of films which star former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger paints a bleak picture of a future where human stragglers battle intelligent […]

Jojo Binay or Kris Aquino may be president in 2016 – but it really does not matter

The next presidential elections is still more than two years away but Filipinos are already looking to 2016 for that anticipated cool change. It’s not that the current term under President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III can be described as hot. Far from it. The Second Philippine Reich can be considered more of a protracted […]

Maria Ozawa, Siri and the next terrestrial intelligence

Admittedly, I’ve been just a wee little bit unfair on the Filipino men who fell for the recent Maria Ozawa hoax. Sign-up scams have been around for as long as the history of mass communication itself. I remember as a child reading about how a clever ad was placed on an American newspaper in the […]