AI vs AI with Humanity On the Sidelines

AI vs AI with Humanity On the Sidelines

Predictions of the future destructive malevolence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs have really heated up in this second half of 2015. Thought-leaders in technology, business, and science are warning us that Hollywood scenarios of cyber creations taking over...
Fiction Friday: Dawn Feather Deconstructed

Fiction Friday: Dawn Feather Deconstructed

The following is a commentary that I wrote about my short story series, Dawn Feather.  Click the links below to read the story! Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Read Part 4 here. _____________________________ Dawn Feather Deconstructed With a bowl...
Louis CK’s Offensive Genius

Louis CK’s Offensive Genius

Almost anyone can find something offensive in Louis CK’s opening monologue of SNL’s 40th season finale which aired last Saturday. From racism to sexual abuse to the Palestine-Israeli conflict, he did his best to make sure that pretty much every viewer felt at least...
The CIA’s Torture Consultant Darlings

The CIA’s Torture Consultant Darlings

The day after C.I.A. director George J. Tenet tendered his resignation in 2004 in the welter of controversy surrounding the publication of photographs from Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, he ordered the suspension of the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program. A report...
The Naming Game: Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs

The Naming Game: Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs

In my previous post, I explored how the color-coded characters in Quentin Tarantino’s classic film, Reservoir Dogs, each beautifully epitomize a distinct color along a spectrum of personality disorders organized by the dynamics of aggression and narcissism. In this...