Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Bear Encounters | Jim Gaffigan

Best wishes,

John Coffey

Why Some Americans Say 'Warsh' Instead of Wash

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Most of my extended family, aunts, uncles, etc., say "warsh."  They were originally from Kentucky.  I grew up in Indiana.  I try to avoid saying "warsh", but some people in Indiana still say it.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Life Before the Internet… You had to do WHAT!

This should be self-evident, but I grew up (mostly) before computers, microwave ovens, CD's, DVD's, and VCR's. High tech was a stereo system, transistor radio, or color TV.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

ChatGPT Generated Fictional Podcast with A.I Joe Rogan & Jordan Peterson

Once again we get an AI generated script and computer generated voices.

Is this what the future holds? We might be watching our favorite actors, some long dead, simulated, with a never ending stream of AI created content. You could have Tom Hanks on TV 24/7, and the shows never repeat.

"In the next hour, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Stewart, and Charlie Chaplain take their air car on a grand tour of New Detroit. "

Best wishes,

John Coffey

How Dog Breeds React to Robbers PT 1

I didn't realize that these all were supposed to be different breeds of dogs.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Our galaxy will be colonized by robots not humans | David Kipping and Lex Fridman

It might be impossible or too difficult to send biological beings to other stars.  But we could send intelligent machines.

There is an assumption that is often taken as a given that it won't be too hard to develop intelligent machines.  Eventually, we will get there, but there are huge technical hurdles to overcome, along with the end of Moore's law.  We are approaching the limit of how small we can make circuits with silicon.  Different computer technologies are being developed, but they are a ways off.

Gas Stations in Japan

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Maps That Will Change How You See The World - Part 20 #shorts - YouTube

Cummins is the most famous brand in Indiana?   Where I live, Columbus Indiana is the headquarters of Cummins Engine Company.   It practically built this small city.