I know this isn't really about information, but I had to post this story:
Wired - Company Denies its Robots Feed on the Dead
The money quote:
"“We completely understand the public’s concern about futuristic robots feeding on the human population, but that is not our mission,” stated Harry Schoell, Cyclone’s CEO. “We are focused on demonstrating that our engines can create usable, green power from plentiful, renewable plant matter. The commercial applications alone for this earth-friendly energy solution are enormous.” (emphasis in the original)"
Vallum’s poem of the week: David Bradford’s “Cute Bear” - “Cute Bear” is Vallum‘s poem of the week by long-ago ex-student and poet contemporary David Bradford, readable and hearable, here. Advertisements
6 days ago