Tom Kane's Blog

A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

We’ve heard a lot about AI (Artificial Intelligence) in recent years and how it will change our lives. There are some who feel AI could lead to the destruction of the human race, like something out of Hollywood’s Terminator films. That, to my mind, is a little over the top, but AI, robots and automation […]

“I regret to inform you that we can’t repair it, nor can we replace it. Company policy on signed for goods,” the supercilious AI said in it’s smooth, matter-of-fact, voice. “But it was broken…” I began to protest, then came the tell-tale click of a disconnected line. “Waste of time,” I muttered. My broken robot, […]