Posts tagged with ‘Robot’

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

The Three Rules of Trust – Using SwipeAuctions/Bids as an Example

October 15, 2010

Introduction There’s a well-known adage that says, Don’t believe everything you read in the papers (Point 1) Another, (which is derived from the mantra of the old UK stock market) goes like, An Englishman’s word is his bond (Point 2) Make what you want of them, but many people still go by this, replacing “An […]

ScamVictimHelp.com, Poacher turned Gamekeeper?

September 8, 2009

Introduction Poacher turned Gamekeeper I’ve been rss following a little thread where a job-seeking homeworker has been diddled out of thousands – see Saundrak’s Blog. It seems to have close ties to Pacific Webworks et al, maybe not directly, but the Golf Course, techniques,  or something. Read this curious comment from someone called mlwood79 that […]

Murderous Robot Wars

August 4, 2009

Introduction Professor Noel Sharkey from Sheffield, better known as one of the judges on the BBCTV show “Robot Wars” knows a thing or two about robots and artificial intelligence.  He’s made a plea for more debate about the use of robot planes in warfare. (see link) He’s said, “An international debate is needed on the […]

Taliban Torture America

July 20, 2009

Pfc. Bowe R. Bergdahl, aged 23, of Ketchum, Idaho, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Fort Richardson, Alaska.  He was captured in circumstances that aren’t clear and has appeared in a Taliban video (prev at http://articles.latimes.com/2009/jul/20/world/fg-afghan-soldier20), seen world-wide. So far, it appears […]