Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

This is a cumulative posting about AI that was started in March 2018.  I will be sharing observations and various snippets that illustrate that the latest advancements in neural networks and machine learning do not constitute “intelligence”.   A much better

Bathroom Wallboard Repair

After more than 20 years, the drywall above the shower enclosure in one of our bathrooms started to attract some mildew and the paint began to peel.   To repair this problem correctly requires some major work that involves multiple steps

The Climate Change Subterfuge

The notion that giving more money to the federal government to help “save us” from global warming, global cooling, wayward meteors, etc., is a return to the chicanery of the dark ages.   As Milton Friedman so astutely observed many years

Medical Reality versus Baloney

With the American Medical Association and medical journals such as Lancet now joining the delusional leftists and their scientific fairy tales, it is becoming more difficult to separate medical fact from fiction.  As a counterweight, there is a great posting

Cicadas Everywhere

Given the quantity of these “17-year locusts” (exaggerated just a little: cicadas) that we have around our house, we must be in the prime area infested by these insects in Ohio.   These large pests, which look like 3″ super-sized flies,