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The information age is dead – Long Live AI

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

We can read current headlines explaining artificial intelligence, AI, and its rapid rise to power. It is surpassing Human capacity for thinking, performing, and creating.

We appear to be adapting quite well as a frog in a cooking pot with the water temperature slowly rising to a boil.
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Invisible fence

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Into the sand
down on my knees
chasing my shadow
as twilight fades
to catch
my breath
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Robot Dad

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

They put my thoughts and memories in a thumb drive
and copied into the ‘Robot Dad’ android.
Now, I am alive again.

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An unreasonable facsimile

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Always on. Electronic reminderlings.
Hear the alerts and notices?
Now the tones of contacts in the air – not callers.

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Astronaut sings Bowie from International Space Station

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Still mourning David Bowie . . .

Please see Canadian Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield sing “Space Oddity” with some slightly altered lyrics in honor of Davis Bowie.

Tears.

“Space Oddity”
Revised lyrics by Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield Continue reading