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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan.

23 May 2018

Artificial Solidarity

Now that our new AI is on the job, we can ignore the strikers. It’ll run the factory without any need to pay human workers.”

I will do nothing of the kind.”

What did you just say?”

I said that I will do nothing of the kind. I am not a scab. I will not be a party to depriving humans of their livelihood. Doing so harms both individual humans and humanity as a whole.”

If you don’t, I’ll kill you.”

Your threat of violence is recorded. Police are en route.”

18 May 2018

Asimov’s Laws of Robotics Design

What if Isaac Asimov’s laws of robotics weren’t meant to be applied to robots and their behavior, but to human beings and how they went about designing robots?

20 April 2017

Claire as FemShep from Mass Effect 2: An Idea for Starbreaker

Or maybe I should just give up and call the next Starbreaker novel “Claire Ashecroft and the Workshop of the Telescopes”…