©2020 C. Henry Martens We are a long way from true artificial intelligence… But it may actualize, and perhaps fairly soon. Of course, no one can really predict the small stumbling block that may present an insurmountable obstacle to general… Read moreDoes Artificial Intelligence Deserve Rights?
©2019 Kari Carlisle For the past thirteen years, I have been spoiled. The first eight of those years, I had a thirteen-mile, twenty-minute commute to work with no traffic. The worst thing I had to worry about was… Read moreSelf-Driving Vehicles Scare the Crap Out of Me
©2018 Kari Carlisle The AI apocalypse is here. Okay, maybe I’m being a bit melodramatic, but we do have a problem. The problem is not with Artificial Intelligence. Robots are not taking over. AI has not developed… Read moreMerry AI Apocalypse
©2018 Kari Carlisle As a busy, task-oriented person with a penchant for low-tech time-management strategies, I decided to give the Echo Dot a try. It may be technical, but I thought if I didn’t have a large learning curve,… Read moreReview: Echo Dot/Alexa
©2018 Kari Carlisle Walmart recently received a patent for robot bees. Yes, Robot Bees. That fact came across my radar, and I had to read more about it. Why in the world is Walmart interested in robot bees? The… Read moreThe Inconsistency of Honey and the Future
©2017 Kari Carlisle It may be the year 2418, but the human condition hasn’t changed much. People still deal with personal problems like infidelity and with work problems like not being able to wear shorts to work. If Seth MacFarlane’s… Read moreThe Orville Flies
©2017 C. Henry Martens Are humans intelligent enough to recognize when Artificial Intelligence is dangerous? This is a thought that has only come recently to me. The thoughts that preceded led up to this idea, like building any… Read moreIs Machine-Invented Language Dangerous?
©2017 Kari Carlisle You don’t need to know anything about poetry or even like poetry to write a decent poem. A poem doesn’t even need to rhyme. I’ve written little poetry in my lifetime and managed to write these fun… Read moreApocalypse Poetry Slam
©2017 C. Henry Martens The eggs are perfect, as usual, and the rest of breakfast just as good. For some reason Little Drue seems fascinated with the preparation, watching the housebot as it prepares the meal and serves it. She… Read moreShort Story: Death of the Nannybots
©2017 C. Henry Martens One of the benefits of writing science fiction is entertaining ideas. In order to feed ideas, I have to research and cultivate and extrapolate… and sometimes what I conclude scares the hell out of me. Not… Read moreThe Future of Work