AI Trends in 2024

In a World crowded with devastating Wicked Problems[how to moderate climate change worldwide, existential conflicts in Russia vs Ukraine, Israel vs Hamas,  Haitian civil breakdown, rebellions and civil  war across Central African countries, concentration of 80% of world wealth in less than 10% of  the population], the prospect of adopting AI-Artificial Intelligence tools for the […]

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Poison in the Cabinet

AS has noted, Western leaders’ unbridled support for Israel and its strategies in the war against Hamas is shifting as the broader plight of Palestinians in both Gaza and the West Bank are taken into account. For example, 3 of Joe Biden’s key departures from unquestioned support for Israel’s tactics in its war against

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An AI Chat with Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas

Chatting Virtually- it doesn’t fit in the post title neatly so let me tell you about how I am using some AI software to conduct an interview with a world-known personality.  The secret is that  is a personalized chatbot platform that uses ChatGPT and GPT-4 on the backend to conduct the interview based on

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On the Brink of the Cliff

“Pick your Poison” The world is on the brink of the cliff in so many harrowing and numbifying ways. Clearly  climate disasters are worldwide, frequent and more costly; while inflation effects augmented by worldwide debt-level risks continue to threaten the foundations of economic stability; and there is the many lingering and lurking Pandemic problems like

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Who Is Above The Law?

Donald Trump is  is infamous  for his brazen claim to be above the law. In 2016, Donald Trump famously said, “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters [1][2], okay?” This statement was made during a campaign rally in Iowa, and was meant to illustrate the

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Putin’s Nuclear Blackmail

With his invasion of Ukraine Vladimir Putin has opened the Era of Nuclear Blackmail The scenes of devastation in Ukraine could be repeated in Eastern Europe, Taiwan, the South China Sea. Anywhere a nuclear armed authoritarian regime [Russia, China, North Korea] wished to impose its will unilaterally on its “adversaries” whether they are nuclear enabled

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Loyalty to a Traitor

Why remain loyal to a traitor ? The evidence Before, During, After a year of treasonous manipulations are  stunningly awkward for avowed patriots. This allegiance to one whose calculated self interest trumps any and all notions of ethics. or simple good will test adherents’ stomach for betrayal. The Evidence Storm clouds on the validity of

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5 Peoples Questions for the Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barret

Amy Coney Barret  is Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee 40 days before the 2020 Presidential Election  and despite the fact that in 2016 President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland,was refused even a hearing before the Senate because in the words of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell  “The American people should have a voice in the selection

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Democratic Debate 1 – Best Candidate Comment

Marianne Williamson continues to make surprisingly well measured comments – especially about Reparations for Slavery. But the best comments at the debate were made in the bowels of NYTimes live coverage of the debate. Buried in the commentary is Reid Epstein note about Montana Governor’ Steve Bullocks signature issue: Steve Bullock tries to pivot to

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How the Web Went from Benign to Malvolent & GDPR

The Web has been transformed from benignly hopeful just 25 years ago to an increasingly  dangerous place. There are key players silently vying for control of Web Space – the Nation-State cyber warriors almost all have been  armed primarily by an incompetently vulnerable NSA and CIA.The Cyber Criminals trolling for vast amounts of easy money pickings

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The Republican Partisan Wall

This reviewer did a story 7 years ago about Obama Hitting the Republican Partisan Wall. The recent Charlottesville Travesty has exposed the underlying bigotry embraced by President Trump and seen as a defining flaw by the Economist as seen in two telling magazine covers. So the underlying motivations and support for the Republican Radical Partisanship of

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5G WIFI Developments

5 different view of when 5G WiFi arrives WhatIs tells us that “5G is the coming  fifth-generation wireless broadband technology based on the IEEE802.11ac standard.” 5G will provide better speeds, latency response and density of coverage than the current 4G. 5G operates with a 5Ghz signal and is set to offer speeds of up to

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GOP Vindictive Obstruction – 4 More Years

How the Republican Party staves off Disintegration The Republican party has become petty and vindictive as it clings to a fracturing voter Base It is a two-faced union of  the Business Establishment  attached to self-identified victim groups like Evangelicals, National Debtors [where were they when George Bush rang up a massive $5trillion in debt with unpaid

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The Clinton Minefield

Hillary Clinton and the DNC should be congratulated for a convention that produced more clearly stated testimonials for Hillary – Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders and Tim Kaine being the most eloquent. Likewise the attacks on Trump were very telling including Muslim father Khizr Khan, Independent Enterepreneur Michael Bloomberg, and Vice President Joe Biden . Clearly, the

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5 Questions for Democrats:Why Give Hillary So Much Leeway

Hillary Clinton has been the beneficiary of so much leeway by her party.First she has a former Campaign Manager as DNC Party Chair who instead of being neutral was actively working to give every advantage to Hillary  throughout Primaries. Only because of WikiLeaks, has Debbie Wasserman Schulz   been  finally  ousted from her post. Likewise early in the primaries

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5 Questions for the Democratic Party: Elizabeth Warrens Endorsement Ambiguity

In our ongoing series of 5 questions of the Demoratic Party – here are 3 about Elizabeth Warren. Elizabeth Warren for the past 10 years has been a staunch advocate for Consumer Financial protection Reforms. This  work has gained her open emnity from the Financial Community but also a legions of supports among Progressive from

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Sanders Is Right About the Toxicity of Hillary Rodham Clinton

Bernie Sanders is remarkably right again  about the toxicity of Hillary Rodham Clinton positions. This is not about Hillary’s unfavorability ratings as bad as  or worse than Donald Trump’s nor her failure to outpoll Donald  by anything but small single digits nor her stonewalling on producing her Goldman Sachs speeches. Nor is this about her

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