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…

Surveillance Capitalism – Shoshana Zuboff (3/3)

The Right to Sanctuary Sanc-tu-ar-y:  A place of refuge or safety. Surveillance Capitalism – Definition: A new economic order that claims human experience as free raw material for hidden commercial practices of extraction, prediction, and sales; A parasitic economic logic in which the production of goods and services is subordinated to a new global architecture…

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…

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…

Bell, Let’s Talk – Mental Health and the Internet of Things (Part III)

Go to: Bell Let’s Talk: Mental Health- Part I,  Part II – The Internet,  Part IV – Privacy So far we’ve observed how Alexander Graham Bell’s inventions revolutionized our world first through his invention of the telephone enabling us to communicate to individuals and loved ones far and wide.  It brought people of distance closer…

Bell Let’s Talk – Mental Health and The Internet (Part II)

Go To- Bell Let’s Talk: Mental Health – Part I, Part III – Internet of Things, Part IV – Privacy Alexander Graham Bell would be very proud of his invention if he knew how the telephone inspired new inventions in the telecommunications industry.  After the invention of the telephone there came television and its developments,…

Bell, Let’s Talk, Mental Health – Part I

Go To – Bell Let’s Talk: Part II – The Internet, Part III – Internet of Things (IoT), Part IV- Privacy The telephone. What a wonderful communication device that prior to its invention, I haven’t a clue how people would communicate with each other, especially long distance.  Back in the day one would tie a…

Mr. Roboto: Kids are Getting Older Younger (KAGOY)

First of all, I want to acknowledge that it IS tough to be a parent these days. Even worse, try being a kid! I am so glad I grew up at the time that I did where there was a sense of innocence, playing safe, exploring and adventure. Today, it’s mass media, social media and…

The Song of all Songs – Passover

 Sound starts 0:17   Somehow it always felt a little odd that our calendar new year begins in the dead of winter.  It hardly represents a time of new beginnings when you’re in the midst of deep slumber, hibernating, a cycle that some associate with death.  What could possibly begin to renew or to start…