Don’t like talking to people? Automation will save us from the hellscape of human interaction

Don’t like talking to people? Automation will save us from the hellscape of human interaction

From what I can tell, as I watch my few remaining follicles wither and die, male pattern baldness is a phenomenon almost entirely without merit. First you have hair that bounces and swishes like a young Leonardo DiCaprio riding a stallion along the surf, and then it goes away and suddenly you’ve got a thumb for a head.

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A “Post-Verbal” World

A “Post-Verbal” World

I was walking with a friend recently, and we were discussing the limitations of language, especially in trying to explain complex concepts like philosophy, a deep experience, or a new idea.

In short, on the topic of language, what we were discussing was just how clumsy verbal or written communication is in spreading what exists in one head into another — that, instead of transmutation of a concept or idea, like how a cold might spread, communicating an idea or viewpoint through language is actually quite difficult and oftentimes impossible.

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Ontario passes Cannabis Act, will take effect July 1, 2018

Ontario passes Cannabis Act, will take effect July 1, 2018

The trillium is Ontario’s official flower and marijuana could now be considered the province’s official weed with the passage of the Cannabis Act. Liberals and New Democrats voted 63 to 27 in favour of the legislation Tuesday with the Progressive Conservatives opposed as the province now begins work in earnest on how to split pot tax revenues with municipalities. The new law gives Queen’s Park a monopoly on recreational marijuana when the federal government’s legalization takes effect on July 1.

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This plane is drawing a giant Christmas tree in the sky

This plane is drawing a giant Christmas tree in the sky

Who said flying is a drag? One bold and inspired pilot brought seasonal joy to the world by drawing a giant Christmas tree in the sky on a flight path over Germany while doing a test flight of an Airbus A380 aircraft for Emirates.

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