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Are We Lucky?

ā€œIā€™d rather be lucky than smart!ā€ This hackneyed adage is usually delivered sarcastically, in response to someone who just won the lottery, got the big promotion, or left the casino with a pile of cash. The implication is that, if … Continue reading

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Is Technology a Trap for Humanity?

A couple of years ago, the National Geographic channel introduced a reality show called Doomsday Preppers (http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/doomsday-preppers/). The show consists of vignettes about otherwise normal people who are convinced that some great disaster is looming, be it an economic collapse … Continue reading

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