Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Limits of Psychology: Artificial Intelligence Edition

Recently on BigThink, Steven Pinker proposed a very interesting explanation for the cases of “alpha males” expressing fear or apprehension about the rise of artificial intelligence.  As someone who is often viewed as an alpha male and has repeatedly expressed … Continue reading

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Can Suicide Squad get DC to back away from the ledge?

I watched the Suicide Squad movie last weekend with a group of friends.  I was hoping we would settle on a different movie to watch, but I tried to keep an open mind about seeing something else. I’ve been deeply … Continue reading

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Little Bang Theory: The jokes are not The Joke

Recently, I finally sat down to watch the 3rd season of The Big Bang Theory (the only season of which I was given a DVD), a comedy that numerous friends have recommended to me.  Many of them had told me … Continue reading

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