Puppy dog AIML and autonomous vehicle AIML…

Recently seen is another application of AI – the nimble robodoggie. Improving on Little Dog’s already impressive performances, another robot dog in development has learnt to walk from videos of other dogs walking and moving. The videos were analysed by an AI program and made into a basic instruction set for the dog-in-development. Said robopuppy … Read more

OHai Corona 9

The impact of AI. And isolating. You’re probably going to see some big changes here. Why would I leave things like tracking the virus’ progress to manual methods? It’s easy enough for AI to track these things like the famous flu detector site. (Except that they charge for more meaningful AI curated data, and there … Read more

OHai Corona 8

Some more things that will not be the same after COVID-19. Your GP. Your Boss. Your services. Pretty soon after that, your car and your house. Quantitative Easing. You can only pull a con on people so many times and then reveal it for a con, before they remember that it’s a con. I’m not … Read more

On Survival

(Why? And How? And What? And Whatever.) Just thinking. Too many scenarios for SHTF to list, and once you know what scenario, I guess you can extrapolate what the effect on us will be. So will just list most likely scenarios. Please note that I’m no political analyst, I don’t have theological training, my meteorology … Read more

You Mean THIS Universe?

It’s now been established that what we considered to be universal constants aren’t constant and change as you measure them further away. (https://www.sciencealert.com/new-tests-suggest-the-fundamental-forces-of-nature-aren-t-constant-across-the-universe) Initially it was thought that the speed at which the Universe is expanding, is fastest right here around us, and the further away you measure that speed, the slower that rate of … Read more

Why We Need To Limit Corporations After This

Today, A Lesson As if any further proof were needed, let’s take a walk in a place so bizarre, you’ll swear black was the new white. Let’s talk about how corporations may want to exploit natural resources, adulterate what they produce to make it cheaper, and sell it to us as though it was golden.  … Read more

Aftermaths 1

OHai Corona 18 The use of tech, AI, and machine labour. It’s a given, that corporations will take to using the technology that will be proven in the forges of this pandemic. Once a technology has proven to work, if that technology will result in a lower bottom line for the costs of the corporation, … Read more

The Kakistocrats

There’s a person we know who has shit for brains thoughAnd he’s sending his people to heaven He withholds all the dough For machines and tests soHe just sends his supporters to heaven I find his behaviour to be very very deranged – and it has really alarming echoes for us in Australia.  “There’s no such thing … Read more

War On Virus, War On War.

On here I’ve posted a links page with links to every kind of resource for information about SARS-cov-2 and the COVID-19 figures. The latest is the worldometer page for coronavirus stats and figures. https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries There are tables of fairly up to date information you can arrange by any column, and find out where your country … Read more

OHai Corona 15 – Lose The Lightning Rods

Why do so many of my newsletters come to me now with the message: “Capitalism is dead! It can’t survive SARS-cov-2! Please donate money to us!” Talk about lightning rods.  (For those that have never heard of them, lightning rods were metal – rods, just steel rods –  with a pointed bit and all – … Read more