Category Archives: Ethics

Book Review: An engineering approach to fiction?

Diary of a Robot, by Lewis Jenkins, (available at Lulu)  clearly bears the stamp that its author has a long history doing engineering in high-tech firms. The book revolves around the question: what is a “good” robot? If I am an engineer and … Continue reading

AI, Ethics, Mind and Brain, Reviews

Thomas Jefferson’s Creator

Jon Meacham’s “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” (Random House, 2012) is a biography well worth reading. While I would have liked to have read more about Jefferson’s astonishing knowledge and practice of meteorology, archaeology, astronomy, paleontology, architecture, surveying, botany, … Continue reading

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