I have become hopeless

Heinrich Fueger 1817 prometheus brings fire to mankind

The ancient Greeks debated that hope was a type of hubris (you have the odds and the gods against you, but you do it anyway). One could say that the alternative to hope is despair, but we forget that Nietzsche pointed out: “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”

Nietzsche’s “why” can be to increase the odds, instead of putting your faith in hope (and luck), that something unexpected could happen.

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How bots learn, unlearn and relearn

How is a bot learning to recognize images?
How is a bot learning to find lungs with cancer?
What if a bot is wrong? Can it unlearn to fix it’s mistake?

Read more of my article at SogetiLabs: http://labs.sogeti.com/how-bots-learn-unlearn-and-relearn/

What is a robot?

Could a robot from the future have a soul?
Could a fire alarm from the future have a soul?
Why are people open for robots to have souls, but not fire alarms?

Read my article at SogetiLabs: http://labs.sogeti.com/what-is-a-robot/