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Blog posts : "Society & Technology"

Monster Mind

While watching a rerun of the movie Terminator 2 and a show called, Catylst, (Episode 2: The Artificial Intelligence Race), I began to consider the technology present in our world today, and what technologies from those programs might already be science fact.

We already have A.I. robots on t…

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The Erosion of Language

The internet is an amazing place to explore, to work within, and socialize on. It can even be a useful and convenient tool, but in many cases, it ends up becoming a double-edged sword. The negative side of the net is its ability to be abused by both responsible and irresponsible users, or criminals.…

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It Shouldn't Have Been Invented

In this day of technology and digital data, we often hear people debate the subject of whether or not the computer should have been invented. When I hear this being discussed, it is usually the baby boomer or older generations that feel this way. The idea that the personal computer has become too in…

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A Stroke of Luck

Chance favors the prepared mind, not the padded wallet. Yet every year, thousands of people flock to Las Vegas in the hopes of hitting it big and leaving with a small fortune.

As I sit here in the heart of "Sin City," I can't help but wonder, do people actually believe their chance to attain a port…

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Progress vs. Perception

Whether or not progress is beneficial to society is a topic that would elicit a variety of opinions from its citizens. I would venture to say, for every idea or tool that has changed, or been invented; there will be those who find them a hindrance as well as helpful. Personally, I feel many of our s…

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Patience Isn't Just a Virtue

While I don't have the market cornered on the virtue of patience, I believe I at least have enough of this wondrous, life saving attribute to not be in danger of being incarcerated for life. I cannot, however, say the same thing about other people.  There is no doubt in my mind that I have traveled …

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My Desktop

As you can see from the photo in this post, my desktop is neat, tidy and impeccable, and has plenty of space on it.  Space is paramount to me, both in work and play.

There is something in my personality that requires that I always have my own space, regardless of where that space is, and how m…

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Everyday Heros

I have always believed that a real hero is an everyday person or citizen. I have never felt that true heroism has to come from someone in the military or even someone donning a uniform, as many of those men and women were drafted years ago, or volunteered to receive college scholarships and bene…

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Truth Or Consequences?

Does truth qualify as "hate speech?  Or are people so politically correct, that values such as honesty are looked upon as annoying or racist?  It appears that people have become so conditioned to lies and corruption, that demonizing those who tell the truth have become a national pastime. Not a day …

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