Wombs for Rent

Many go to the movies preferring to watch certain styles of films in order to be taken away from the realities of their every day lives.  For two hours they are entertained, whisked away to lands far, far away, they laugh, they cry, they jump out of their seats in excitements or they hide under…

There is Hope – A New Wave of Dissidents

The above popular rock song  immediately shot to popularity upon its release.  It’s a song that bring solidarity, a song to sing to ready the troops and do battle, a song to inspire individuals to band together to right some wrongs, a song to stand up to authoritarian figures when you are ready to put…

Moving towards a Bipolar World

An Essay  Have you visited Huawei’s website?  I have.  While I was thumbing through its digital pages, I realized how much our world seems to be  shrinking.  Smart cities, the internet, the internet of things, neural networks around the globe in which we call earth is turning into one  big ball of yarn threaded by…

Modern Humanism – Our Voice (Part II)

Go to: Modern Humanism – Part I In a Toronto Star article, Oprah Winfrey talks about income inequality and why she left 60 Minutes by relating an experience early in her career.   “In the late ’70s and ’80s, she said, “back when I was doing the news in Baltimore, I asked to make the same…

Bell Let’s Talk Mental Health IoT and Privacy – Part IV

Go To:  Bell Let’s Talk: Mental Health – Part I,   Part II – The Internet,   Part III – Internet of Things When you think about privacy and solitude or confinement, it usually means that you are alone – by yourself.  In speaking about activities you’d like to perform by yourself, and in the context of…

Ender’s Game: Prosocial Gaming (Part III)

Go to:   Part I – Video Game Compulsion,   Part II – Social Conditioning, Remember the games you used to play growing up? They seemed so innocent and fun and then social politics gradually come into play and competition is heightened, soon enough you’re left wondering if you’re still playing the same innocent game. That’s because…