Its really too short to worry about a lot of things we unnecessarily worry about. In the grand scheme of things, our lives are scarily insignificant. Stuff has been around for billions of years and will continue to be around far longer than we can possibly imagine. Its only wise to enjoy this small life doing… Continue reading life’s too short
Is it really possible to sell ethically? What is unethical selling by the way? "Selling something that you know is not the best for the customer, but it makes you money, and you go ahead and do the sale." That's bad. Its worse than stealing and it should be punishable just like any other crime. So,… Continue reading ethical selling
I did something very wrong yesterday. And I want to share with you all the cost of simple wrong doings. In Prague, taxis are notorious for cheating tourists. We were conned by the taxi guys when we took two cabs from train station to the hotel. They charged us 30 Euros for a ride that… Continue reading opportunistic fraud
Smart phones should not be called smart phones because they are not smart on their own. By calling them smart, subconsciously we expect them to have smart thinking and cognitive abilities like humans, which they obviously don't. What if we call them something like "super fast doers" or "ultra quick computers", that actually highlights their strengths?
We know that the strengths of humans are the weaknesses of machines (I mean computers). And vice versa. Instead of striving to strengthen the weaknesses of computers and make them more human like, why not collaborate with them to join the strengths of humans and computers together to make a stronger combination? Instead of asking… Continue reading AI vs human-computer collaboration
One of the biggest areas of my interests is making intelligent machines. As we all know, the promise of AI has been unfulfilled for the past 40-50 years and there have been quite a few predictions by a lot of eminent scientists that machine intelligence is imminent and singularity is just around the corner. I… Continue reading conscious machines
Curiosity /kjʊərɪˈɒsɪti/ noun 1. a strong desire to know or learn something. This has been driving me all my life to pursue the things I didn't know. In a way, I am afraid of the unknown, and to overcome that fear, I read a lot about a lot of different things, ranging from science, technology, philosophy,… Continue reading curiosity