Tag: human

  • We use AI wrong

    We use AI wrong

    Generative AI has taken the world by storm. Every company scrambles to add AI to their products, whether it is functional or not. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes AI is a helpful addition but in general, I think we use AI wrong.

  • Not a fan

    Not a fan

    In 2018, British comedian Ricky Gervais released a comedy special on Netflix entitled: “Humanity“. In the intro, he commented on the title: “I don’t know why I called it that. Not a fan, to be honest.” Recently, it’s a sentiment I find myself sharing with Ricky Gervais.

  • How to be a freethinker

    How to be a freethinker

    In 1637, René Descartes published his work Discourse on the Method. In this work, Descartes discusses philosophical skepticism, doubting everything until arriving at truth which he considers to be so self evident as to be beyond discussion. This tome is the source of what is perhaps the most famous philosophical statement ever made: “Cogito, ergo…

  • Cake


    Should bakers opposed to gay marriage be forced to bake a wedding cake for gay couples? This is the discussion I got involved in on Twitter with Gideon. Unlike many debates on Twitter, this one stayed civil and didn’t descend into profanity and calling each other stupid, which was refreshing. I had to leave the…

  • The meaning of life

    The meaning of life

    It’s been a while since I posted so I thought I might try to deal with one of the bigger questions to ask: what is the meaning of life? Religious people often remark that without belief in God, atheists can’t possibly have meaning in their lives. To put the argument simply, it goes like this:…

  • Life after people

    Life after people

    Not too long ago, I purchased a Sony PS4. It came packaged with the game Horizon Zero Dawn by Dutch game company Guerilla Games. I immediately fell in love with the game, as have many others. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are no longer the dominant species on Earth. As you…