Much is written and spoken about artificial intelligence, AI for short, and opinions are divided. Influenced by the discussion that has been going on for centuries as to whether progress is always right or whether the machines and technology will […]
Anyone who enters “Tour Guide” in the registration form at the hotel reception when checking in and even spends the night in about 100 hotels a year can tell a lot. Yes, dear readers, I have long thought about whether […]
Yes, one of the many things life offers us, whether we like it or not. Would it be a gift? Would it be a burden? It depends on, me, or you, how we feel what responsibility is. Or, still, it […]
I was seventeen years old when my gynecologist told me that I would never have children. Malformed ovaries and the hullabaloo. At 20, the same diag-nosis again, a few years later the same image on the ultrasound. So of course, […]
They came in shorts and strapless dresses, despite the prolonged mild winter they had to be cold. Strangers, tourists who never found their way here before, some in evening dress, chic and tinsel and bronzed, but pale under the holiday […]
The word “responsibility” has so many meanings, definitions and interpretations. In its basic form, the word means having a duty or obligation to do something. The word can be used in the context of identifying jobs, tasks or specific actions […]
I came from the Dokkumer market, had fetched fish, took the basket from the bicycle and put it down. The merchant had wrapped it in odor-proof wax paper with herbs for the sauce on top. In anticipation for a fried […]
It`s a noun that affects everyone. We can avoid responsibility, but that does not happen without consequences. It is a term that no one can escape.
Humanoids tools to prolong a way of life: a kind of eternal memory.
Characteristically and behaviorally, each generation share similarities while each has its own uniqueness. Specific defining traits of a generation are often the result of the world as it exists at that time. Factors like war, environment, technology, government, economy, health […]
I am a lover of science fiction in its different formats, the trans meditation of content currently provides a myriad of options for those of us who enjoy it; a literary work, a comic, a television series, a film, a […]
Man is torn apart by the thought that he could die now, right on the spot, but must live with long-term plans. The probability is more on the side of the long term, but it is only a probability and […]
One day, the radio arrived. They soon imagined that it would replace the theater. When television emerged, many decreed the end of the radio. And cable television would seal the end of the cinema. When I was young, I saw […]
“What would it be nice if we could see each other now!”, was one of my grandma’s standard phrases when we talked on the phone from Stuttgart (me) to the Swabian Alb (her) in the late 1980s.
The term transhumanism has been increasingly discussed in public for some years now. PonderingTime has asked the Ambassador of the Transhuman Party Germany, short TDP, for an interview.
The blanket accusation that the Internet is to blame is never really true. The internet has not invented the bad things which are usually achieved by it. It has just made it easier and faster.