Ad Astra is not without merit but geez, it took me a long time to get through it. So many stops and starts of the media player that I myself might have made it to the edge of the solar system had I not been sitting in front of a TV. This film could be… Read More Ad Astra – A low-key ‘thinker’ movie that’s not too deep | SPOILER ALERT!
X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Are superheroes a metaphor for where we’re headed? https://t.co/fILIC7EYML pic.twitter.com/q3vWsK4H3n — earthpages.org (@earthpages) December 12, 2019 Source: X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Are superheroes a metaphor for where we’re headed? – Just My Stuff
Let me start by saying that I don’t like the categories “black” and “white.” I think they are misleading on both sides. In reality, humanity is comprised of a variety … Source: Black Panther – A review from a light-skinned guy – Just My Stuff
Go grandmaster says computers ‘cannot be defeated’ Source: Go grandmaster says computers ‘cannot be defeated’ Opinion: Apparently, the best Go player – Go is an ancient Chinese game of strategy – beat Google’s AI once but since Google’s machine learning has been updated, the player believes the software is now invincible. So he’s going into… Read More Go grandmaster says computers ‘cannot be defeated’ | + Opinion
Counterpart is a very hip sci-fi show that unfortunately was canceled after Season 2. The program doesn’t rely on flashy CGI and glowing FX but rather, on solid scripts and performances. The show is premised on the accidental creation of a parallel universe into which a select few special agents may cross over. Those in… Read More Counterpart – One thing leads to another… unless you’re dealing with a parallel universe!
Lexx is a Canada-Germany-UK science fiction TV series in which a motley crew of societal nobodies, byproducts and emotionally underdeveloped freaks sojourn through the universe in a vessel that, itself, is a living biological organism. After a promising first season, the series returned with a new lead woman, improved graphics and scripts, and ran for… Read More Lexx… and the real Lex
Stuart Russell’s book is a serious overview of the artificial intelligence challenge Source: BOOK REVIEW: AI and the future of human beings all comes down to one word: control Opinion: The scary future that pessimists often outline isn’t just about physical robots controlling us. That may be part of it, for sure. I actually had… Read More BOOK REVIEW: AI and the future of human beings all comes down to one word: control | + Opinion