In Doubt Delight: Introduction
Introduction I am writing this book on the advice of a friend. He is an inspiration of relentless persistence and unashamed honesty. It is certainly ironic that in order to write a book about belief, I first had to be convinced to believe in myself. Speak what is on your [...]
New Series: In Doubt Delight
It has been a few years since my last post. Perhaps I needed to live a bit before I continued to write. Or perhaps, that is simply the lie I tell myself to feel better about this lapse. Either way, in my quietest moments, I still feel called to write [...]
The General AI Problem (AGI)
Artificial intelligence is nothing new. We have had intelligent programs/systems that are very intelligent at solving problems and performing complex tasks for decades. In fact, the famous Turing Test, which was invented to test if an artificial intelligence is able to be distinguished from a human intelligence in a [...]
Can Science Explain Free Will?
Does the human soul chose out of free will? Well that depends if you believe in a soul or a will I suppose. To prove a soul exists is like proving that God himself exists. Many may believe in a soul and feel it deep within themselves but it seems [...]
The Secret Inner Workings of the Pyramids
It is a question as old as civilization itself. How in the world, did primitive people built the Great Pyramid of Giza over 4,500 years ago? How did they build something that was 481 feet tall and remained the tallest building in the world for 3,871 years until the London Cathedral [...]
The Cyborgs are Here!
NEWS FLASH! The cyborgs are here and they've been here for a long time. One of these cyborgs is Neil Harbisson, who decided to combat his colorblindness by implanting an antenna into his skull. Yes, an antenna is sticking out of his skull. On the other end of the antenna [...]
The Future of Gene Editing (CRISPR-Cas9)
("CRISPR-CAS9" Podcast) Might it become immoral to not genetically edit our children? Perhaps it would be if there was an easy way to prevent disease, ensure health, and give them an overall better life. If we knew of a way to improve their lives and we did [...]
What Makes a Species?
("What Makes a Species?" -podcast) The term species is both the most common and controversial in all of biology. A term so troublesome that one definition isn't enough. It is almost impossible to avoid a contradiction when using just one of these definitions, but, all together, they can [...]