…nearer than you think.

The Logic – Overview

1.           Artificial intelligence is advancing at an accelerating rate, powered by its own explosive growth capabilities and the it’s-going-to-hit-a-wall defying “Moore’s Law.” Ray Kurzweil is most probably right, and deserves credit for his foresight. …Continue

The Novel Blog

Good News / Bad News “The Golden State Killer case was cracked with a genealogy website. What does that mean for genetic privacy?” Crimes are solved and hopefully deterred.  Is a crime-free society in our …Continue

The Novel Blog

Topics and themes from Trouble is Near from across the media spectrum. Algorithmic Injustice For a lengthy but thoughtful examination of AI justice in present times, see Algorithmic Injustice by  Tafari Mbadiwe in The New …Continue

Epic Disruption

Tech changes — primarily artificial intelligence and robotics — are hollowing out our society, shrinking the middle class. The disruption is quickly going to become worse…much worse. Our constitutional political system and our market economy …Continue