AI bots are ubiquitous, yet potentially mind-altering in major ways. From digital assistants like Siri and Alexa to social media to support lines for your appliances, you are interacting with programs every single day. Do they have the collective influence to change your thinking? Or worse, the way you think? This article should be read start to finish. Then read it two more times – Joe Allen is NOT a bot.
January 4, 2023
An official Louisiana state app called LA Wallet, that holds a user’s official drivers license, will be used to determine who can and cannot view pornography on the Internet. While pornography is definitely harmful to children and adults alike, this is a slippery slope to require government identification to view any type of online content. Plus, it is incredibly naive to think that all involved will voluntarily discard identifying information after access is granted.
It’s officially a trend. NY joins California, Colorado, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington in allowing human composting for your dearly departed. When you pick up Uncle Milt’s composted remains, you can take them home and spread them on your garden or around your (or his) favorite fruit tree. The thought of eating that season’s produce is reminiscent of the Charlton Heston cult movie, Soylent Green.