Articles in Category: Social Issues

Debunking the Artificial Intelligence SkyNet Fallacies

23 July 2019

Debunking the Artificial Intelligence SkyNet Fallacies

There is a fear among many people that AI Systems will become so much smarter than humans, take all of our jobs, and humans may even lose their dominance at the top of the food chain.

Their worry seems to originate from experts who are asking themselves the same question— e.g. Elon Musk, Max Tegmark, Sam Harris, and Bill Gates.

Underlying the scenario of an AI world takeover are five misconceptions that are not based in evidence.

By the end of the century, AI will touch and remake everything in our lives.

REWIND: Social Issues- Trends that Define the 2000s

17 August 2016

REWIND: Social Issues- Trends that Define the 2000s

Trends that Define the 2000s

Only a decade ago the blackberry was just a fruit. Green was a colour with no political meaning. Reality TV was just crappy TV thrown in between bad videos on MTV.

The 2000s were quite the decade. The twin towers and September 11 2001 started off the drama of American politics and global upheaval in the middle-east. Was it all about oil? or was it also about more... The 2000s were defeintiely about what is discussed below.

We explore what was hot in the 2000s. The trends that defined a decade.

OPINION- Smartphone Etiquette: A Practical Perspective on Coexisting Socially with Smartphones

06 April 2015

OPINION- Smartphone Etiquette: A Practical Perspective on Coexisting Socially with Smartphones

The emergence of the Smartphone has introduced some important changes to how we interact socially. The Smartphone has the "CrackBerry" effect, but at a whole higher level than the Blackberry did when it first emerged. Smartphones do so many things that it is hard to get away from them. Not that I suggesting you get away from them. I am recommending a practical approach that is based on the realities of our daily lives.

Smartphones do so many things that it is hard to get away from them. Not that I suggesting you get away from them. I am recommending a practical approach that is based on the realities of our daily lives.

Mobile technology trends in health care

08 December 2012

Mobile technology trends in health care

We explore the top trends in mobile health care. Topics include: health care portals, caregiving portals, smartphone apps, real-time monitoring, and automated medication management systems.

Following hospital discharge home care will continue with smart technology. Mobile technology is beginning to saturate health care.

Wacky Interview Questions and Surviving Your Tech Job Interview

29 November 2012

Wacky Interview Questions and Surviving Your Tech Job Interview

You are all dressed up in your nicest suit, you’ve prepared confident answers for that job interview and then they ask you, “What do you think of garden gnomes?”

This is a new growing trend in the wacky world of interviewing in the 2010s. It is interesting to see how long the trend will continue.

Social media may be one of the secrets to Obama's victory

16 November 2012

Social media may be one of the secrets to Obama's victory

In early 2007, Barack Obama was a fairly unknown senator running for president against a Democratic nominee with the household name of Hilary Clinton. On November 4, 2008, Obama was the first African American to win the election against Republican candidate, John McCain, becoming the 44th president of the United States.

The Obama Campaign's social media strategy created a groundswell of empowered volunteers who felt they could make a difference.

Kevin William Grant
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