Earthlings

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/writing/Each of about eight billion

Ever-changing chameleons

Trying to blend in with others

Trying to stand out from others

Trying to find their true colours

Trying to be other colours

Trying unnatural colours

Trying impossible colours

Trying to achieve some balance

Trying to maintain that balance

All at once

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Artificial Intelligence Will Never Be Stupid Enough To Be Human

What’s the dumbest mistake you can think of that has been made by artificial intelligence, or AI? You can define dumb in whatever way you like, from obvious to deadly or catastrophic. Just think of a few mistakes, and ask the same question for humanity, or just people you know, or maybe just yourself. How do all those mistakes compare for stupidity?

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What if Work Employed Drafts, Trades, Waivers and Free Agency like Sports?

The 2012 NFL draft is tonight. Players will be drafted out of school. Players will be traded for positions and picks. Players will be kept or let go to free agency pending who gets picked up. It all generates a huge amount of hype, no matter which sports draft you’re talking about. And that got me thinking… what would that be like in the work force?

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