Tag Archives: information technology

Not Feeling “Information Overload” or “Loss of Identity”

I read about “loss of identity” and “information overload” the other day. “…The social dimensions of global change include the effects of technological innovations on employment, social exclusion, … and the loss of identity…. “…Furthermore, when media and the digital … Continue reading

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Change in Comments

I recently started dealing with about 1,000 spam comments a day. It’s a nuisance. And, more to the point, takes time that I would very much rather spend researching and writing. That’s why I’ve made minor changes in how A … Continue reading

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Materialism, Robots and Attitudes

Robots are starting to look and act a lot like humans. Wondering if robots can be people, or if humans are merely biological robots, involves assumptions about reality. I’ll look at one of those assumptions in this post and why … Continue reading

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Coming: Robots

The Texas University robot football squad probably won’t go pro, replacing the Dallas Cowboys or Houston Texans. They’re too small, for starters. But they’re helping researchers develop robot office assistants. Smart ones. Maybe as effective as today’s human office gofers. … Continue reading

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