Category: Technology

Never Mind The Immigrants – Here Come The Robots

As politicians spend $18 billion per year to keep out Mexican farmhands, and 70% percent of Americans “believe undocumented immigrants threaten traditional U.S. beliefs and customs,” the robotics industry is quietly poised to utterly reshape the global employment marketplace. According…

The Dawn of Cyberwar

In 2001, the age of terrorism was heralded by airplanes flown into the World Trade Center. Now, 13 years later, a new era has dawned. Like the privateers of old, these new enemies – hackers funded by foreign governments –…

Economically, Are Robots The New Slaves?

In 1973’s “Sleeper,” Woody Allen comically disguised himself as a robot in order to survive in a technological dystopia. In the film (which was set in the year 2173), every human citizen is biometrically marked and tracked. Only robots come…

Where Is The Online Vigilante?

I was struck this morning by the dichotomy between two stories of freedom in action. Once successful, one much less so. The first was a brief but fascinating commentary on how peaceful and happy Acapulco is since the police went…