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Archive for June, 2019

Admin announcement

This is just an administrative announcement. My hosting service has been making it bizarrely difficult to renew and upgrade the Park, so this blog may be temporarily unavailable starting tonight or tomorrow. If the blog is unavailable, please check back later. If it is still unavailable on, say, Monday, please look for updates at my […]

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I take rather a dim view of “artificial intelligence” as a field: 10 percent potentially viable, 10 percent crackpot, and 80 percent hype seems like a fair breakdown. No, voice recognition is not artificial intelligence; no, industrial automation is not artificial intelligence; no, a data analysis tool is not artificial intelligence. Not only do we […]

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Vintage content

(Why do I still read the news?) I see in the New York Post (June 18 2019): A black parolee arrested for raping and bashing a white woman on the roof of his Bronx apartment building allegedly told a witness that she “deserved” the brutal attack because of slavery, according to court papers. “She was […]

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The other day I was treated to — a depressingly common sight in this foul year of our Lord — some NPC, some blue-check drone, some Inner Party apparatchik on a MacBook dunking gleefully on yet another dead white male for being — wait for it — you’re never going to guess — a “racist”. […]

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