Yuanming Yuan – China, Artificial Intelligence, and the Present Weakness of America

Yuanming Yuan – China, Artificial Intelligence, and the Present Weakness of America

During the Second Opium War, in 1860, a combined force of French and British troops trampled Old Summer Palace (known in Chinese as Yuanming Yuan 圆明园; 圓明園) on their way to Beijing. The relatively primitive military forces of the then Qing dynasty could do little to...
Monkey Suit

Monkey Suit

The “Monkey Suit” is a term used in jest (and absurdism) to refer to the human form. As all humans are thrown into existence (Heidegger’s idea of Geworfenheit) without a say about their conditions, genetics, and surroundings, our existence is...