3 results for tag: control


Robots – The Unfair Advantage.

Yesterday evening a friend invited me to a very interesting meetup of artificial intelligence or also known as AI. I have looked into some of the automation systems used by google and have myself built a basic robot. link here. The initial lecture was an intriguing discussion on how our artifi...
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April 26, 2018

I want to buy me some land..

"I want to buy me some land..". This a continuous joke between myself and good friend of mine. Say this is South Texan accent and you got the gist of it! In South Africa however, land is huge issue. Generations of Africans have had the land take away from them through Apartheid or feel the cost of land now is prohibitively high as economic rents take advantage of premium land close to highly developed areas. Much like playing the game of monopoly, the lucky incumbents exploit their position and slowly annex smaller or less valuable properties from the other players. This argument has come to head now with the still leading political party in ...
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March 6, 2018

Time , War and the Mechanics of Control and Influence

"We set sail on this new sea because there is new knowledge to be gained, and new rights to be won, and they must be won and used for the progress of all people. For space science, like nuclear science and all technology, has no conscience of its own. Whether it will become a force for good or ill depends on man, and only if the United States occupies a position of pre-eminence can we help decide whether this new ocean will be a sea of peace or a new terrifying theater of war. " - John F Kennedy speech asking the public to endorse the Apollo program. This post I have been thinking about for a while. How do people in society control each other. ...
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November 2, 2017