Just as China seemed to have lost trade war to America, it managed to spark a new one. WWI and WWII were wars over resources. The ongoing WWIII is a war over our basic human freedoms. This time it’s each and every one of us who hold the keys to the coming century.
If we do not adapt to climate apocalypse fast enough, some other species will. And whoever does it best, has the highest chance of dominating a greenhouse world of thinned air, oxygen-deprived high waters and intolerable filth of what tens of billions of people would leave behind tiny pieces of still inhabitable land.
The reason we are mesmerized by the Joker character, however, has nothing to do with his Fleck syndrome, childhood drama or violence outbursts. We cheer for him and we feel for him because we all can see ourselves in this ostracized social freak.
How are we planning to compete with General Artificial Intelligence? The million-dollar question is: should we?
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