Tag Archives: computers

God, by computer

In the beginning there was the computer. And God said, c:>Let there be light Enter user id. c:>God Enter password. c:>Omniscient Password incorrect. Try again. c:>Omnipotent Password incorrect. Try again. c:>Technocrat And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Sunday, March 1. c:>Let there be light] Unrecognizable command. Try again. c:>Create light Done c:>Run heaven and… Read More »

Cease and desist

Ray Kurzweil, the famous “futurist” who has made some ludicrously inaccurate predictions, sent an angry letter to Newsweek magazine to try and clear his name. (I wonder if he will do the same if he comes across this post: The scary thing about Ray Kurzweil) Here is an excerpt: I appreciate your bringing my ideas… Read More »