Author: Kevin J Moriarity

Rise of the Robots: Part 2

In Rise of the Robots: Part 1, I wondered if we were ready for the disruption in the labor marketplace due to increased automation. Now I wonder if we’ll be able to get anyone to even go to work once sex dolls are commonplace? RealDoll CEO Matt McCullen: “Sex with a doll is pretty much a […]

Rise of the Robots: Part 1

In January, a McKinsey & Company report said that 30 per cent of tasks in 60 per cent of occupations could be computerised. While a paper published by two US academics last year found that robots are to blame for up to 670,000 lost US manufacturing jobs between 1990 and 2007. The study also found […]

Rise of the Robots: Part I

In January, a McKinsey & Company report said that 30 per cent of tasks in 60 per cent of occupations could be computerised. While a paper published by two US academics last year found that robots are to blame for up to 670,000 lost US manufacturing jobs between 1990 and 2007. The study also found […]

Fundraiser This Weekend for The Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation

The Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation is holding its fall fundraiser this Saturday, October 14th, in Sugar Grove. Support their Fundraiser while enjoying an evening of Culinary Delight, a variety of Art Forms, Live Music, an Open Bar, a Silent Auction, and Engaging Company. The International Child/Parent Development Program (ICDP) provides a comprehensive psycho-social approach to strengthening […]

Robot / AI Danger

From today’s Guardian: “Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare. Once developed, they will permit armed conflict to be fought at a scale greater than ever, and at time scales faster than humans can comprehend. These can be weapons of terror, weapons that despots and terrorists use against innocent populations, and weapons […]

Water Street Studios’ Live Art Series Presents: William Pack’s “Exceptions to Reality: Magic. Mind Reading. Sideshow. Mystery.” – October 27th

Head over to Water Street Studios on October 27th for a performance that is bound to trick and treat just before the Halloween holiday. William Pack’s “Exceptions to Reality: Magic. Mind reading. Sideshow. Mystery.” presents a selection of the strange, wonderful, and bizarre from his award winning performances with special treats (or are they tricks?) […]

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