Okay, okay, I confess, father. I have sinned. I have tricked my readers. Neither is ‘the pope’ a real job description nor is it anywhere close from replacement by AI and machines. But, since you are already here reading these lines, let us explore a new perspective together. Continue reading “COLUMN – Ideas in the Second Machine Age: THE POPE”
A dear friend of mine and trusted colleague recently said over supper; “we must not accept the status quo.” “The status quo is anything but our friend” he continued. “It (the status quo) would doom me to be an old Ossi (a condescending description for somebody from the former so-called German Democratic Republic) forever.” (…and me a boneheaded hayseed, I thought to myself). “We must not accept what people tell us to be the rule, the way we ought to live our life, to apply the same blue print over and over again. We must not accept the status quo”. In the end, we both agreed not to.