I became interested in my own survival after experiencing illness and emergency surgery. I became interested in the topic of human survival after reading about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence.
And I’m sorry to tell you, it doesn’t look good. I mean, I should be OK for a few more years now, but human survival is in grave danger. Continue reading “Human Extinction”
I awoke to a cold, dark apartment this morning. Winter is just around the corner. With snow and ice on the way, it’s time for me to start planning.
When NASA plans a space journey, the key to the astronauts’ survival is redundancy. Backups of everything. If this fails, we got this. If this breaks, do this. If we need this much, take twice that.
Continue reading “Death and Redundancy”
Imagine learning two months after the event that you left a human being behind on Mars.
This moment of horror is brief in the movie, The Martian, because the movie is not about that. It’s about something else.
Continue reading “Do The Math – Oh, and Also…”