Category Archives: health

Amoeba’s Lorica: Responsible Parties

If the public is to blame for the current surge in [COVID-19] infections, then our leadership is no longer responsible. [Blaming the public] is an evasion technique that avoids asking hard questions, making hard choices, and more than anything, it … Continue reading

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AI: Smokin’ In the Boys Room

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. Smokin’ in the boys’ room Smokin’ in the boys’ room Now, teacher, I am fully aware of the rules And everybody knows that smokin’ ain’t allowed in school! – Cub Koda & Michael Lutz, … Continue reading

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AI: A Question of Value

0600 Monday morning. “Wakey, wakey, Charles. Time to get up.” “I’m awake, Alexa. Dammit.” Cursing, Charles rolled over in bed, picked up his phone, then looked, with crusted, half-open eyes, at its face for the time and any news. Splashed … Continue reading

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