For God’s sake

Let’s get something straight from the start. I see nothing wrong in posting the Ten Commandments in a classroom – any classroom – though I would not want to be the teacher explaining to a kindergartner why they can’t covet their neighbor’s wife. While these commandments do not represent every culture in any given classroom anywhere in America, they do represent the general gist that most cultures provide in one manner or another on living together as a community in peace.

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AI bots, politicians… who can tell the difference?

AI is in the news a lot nowadays. It’s viewed as the second coming by some. I’m not one of them. In fact, I think the initials AI, which when pronounced properly sound like a scream, are most appropriate for it. Every time I encounter it, I want to scream.

It seems that recently I encounter it more and more. Every time I call a company for service, AI answers.  And if it isn’t AI making me scream, then what the hell is on the other end of the phone? It certainly isn’t human.

It’s not very far into these Continue reading →