The Smartness Economy AND Why Your Washing Machine Might Destroy Us All

Imagine yourself in 2049. You live on the top floor of a seven hundred story apartment complex in the downtown core of a neon lit rainy mega city. You're about to do a load of laundry. "Computer: select cycle, heavy. Water type, hot."Suggestion: cold water is best for dark colours and delicate fabrics.Selecting Cycle: delicate.... Continue Reading →

Season 3 of the Three Body Podcast is OUT NOW

Brought back the podcast! Here are 6 new episodes for you Episode 1 - Probable Impossibilities by Alan Lightman I was first introduced to the wonderful writing of physicist, Alan Lightman, about five years ago. I found his book during one of my many autodidact adventures into science.  In that book, Alan Lightman takes his... Continue Reading →

The 3 Factions of Artificial Intelligence

“Hydrogen…, given enough time, turns into people." -Edward Robert Harrison, 1995 There isn't a consensus on the When and What of AI. When will this change happen (if ever)? What will this change mean for the future of humans? According the physicist and cosmologist, Max Tegmark - author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the... Continue Reading →

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