Category Archives: Technology

The Poster Child

Is anyone ever surprised nowadays that whenever there’s a serial killer, and a video game console is found in his house, games end up receiving the blame for the killings? No, of course not, it’s become so usual that we ignore the issue. A few years ago, the scapegoat wasn’t video games, before that it was rap music, and before that it was rock music, and so the whole line continues. Continue reading

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No man can serve two masters, but the internet serves billions

Talent is often touted as the only thing a person needs in order to succeed. Prominent people such as Ayn Rand claim that if you have the talent, you will succeed in the end. Evidently, this is not true; talent often plays a minor role in success. We all know that musician, author, actor or (most notably) politician who seems to have no discernable talent. Yet they’re still successful. Continue reading

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It’s the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)

Ever since cinema started, scientists have been portrayed as evil and crazy. Moreover, the tale of Frankenstein is the embodiment of what some people would call “playing god.” So naturally it is to be vilified because it represents a modern version of the Tower of Babel. Continue reading

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The Reality of Science Fiction

It’s a curious thing to see old science fiction because slowly the fictional technologies are seeping into the real world… Continue reading

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