Thought #16. One step forward, two steps back.

Life is perfect as it is, at least for people like me who seldom foresee a dismal and gloomy future. It is called having a positive attitude towards life. I called it a “Life Is Too Short” attitude. On the one hand, some individuals appear to be hardwired to love...

Thought #15. Poverty line: a buzzword.

“The poverty line” is the official level supposedly needed to achieve a basic living standard. Updated by the World Bank in October 2015, the new figure of $1.90 was born as a more accurate approximation of the changing costs of living that people around the world...

Thought #14. Freedom (not of judgment)

Living is not easy. As long as you are still alive, you had better be ready to make very tough decisions every now and again. When complications arise, some individuals are prone to bury their head in the sand. You can effortlessly draw a parallel between this...

Thought #13. AI bias.

Once upon a time, people knew the difference between rightness and badness. As if it was an Opera, the history of AI (acronym of Artificial Intelligence) began promisingly, but then things started to go wrong. The opening of AI goes back to ancestry when the Greek...

Thought #12. My cup of tea.

Prose is thought put to page. In other words, should you have a brain, you can write. Easy-peasy. And yet, each time you face a blank sheet of paper you are in potential danger of running out of steam. It might be a lack of ideas or an excess of niggling worries....