Evolutionary ecologist Eric Pianka has mused about a dramatic culling of the human race, by 90 percent, courtesy of the “efficient” Ebola virus.
AI is about statistical processing, not budding consciousness.
A Japanese company, Gatebox, evidently felt that Alexa from Amazon isn’t disturbing enough as something to have around your house.
The Massachusetts Medical Society wants their pro-life colleagues, and those who believe in the Hippocratic Oath, to be forced to violate religious and moral beliefs.
In addition to questions of science, debates over Darwinian theory raise a number of thorny philosophical, ethical, and theological issues.