I am a South African and not a political or economic expert. That should preclude me from having an opinion on the President of the United … Continue reading Thoughts on Trump
From Star Trek to Doctor Who, many science fiction writers have invented gadgets to let their characters communicate. Free and open communication is a basic requirement for … Continue reading Universal Translator / Universal Communication
I spent the last couple days at the Microsoft Tech Summit at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, and I thought I’d write up a post … Continue reading MS Tech Summit Johannesburg
The Oxford English Dictionary has released it’s 2015 Word of the Year: The emoji Face with Tears of Joy. An emoji is defined by Wiktionary as … Continue reading Is English Evolving?
I’m generally not a massive fan of music festivals, and as I identify predominately as a metal-head, Oppikoppi would normally not be high on my list … Continue reading Gogol Bordello at Oppikoppi 2015
This week, a post was made on The Doors Nightclub’s Facebook page to announce that the club is moving. They were adamant that it is not … Continue reading The Doors Nightclub: The End of the Edenvale Era
Today, in New York city, a robot was observed to show self awareness for the first time. Scientists at the Rensselaer AI and Reasoning (RAIR) lab … Continue reading Another milestone passed for Artificial Intelligence – Self Awareness