Assisted Death 2016 in Canada – Facts and Figures

April 29, 2017 Scott Jacobsen 0

The Globe and Mail reported that “at least 970 people in Canada received an assisted death last year, according to a new federal report that provides the first official snapshot of how medical aid in dying is playing out in hospitals and homes across the country.”


Q&A on Atheism, Women’s Rights, and Human Rights with Marie Alena Castle – Session 1

April 29, 2017 Scott Jacobsen 0

Marie Alena Castle is the communications director for Atheists for Human Rights. She was raised Roman Catholic, but became an atheist. She has been important to atheism, Minnesota Atheists, The Moral Atheist, National Organization of Women, and wrote Culture Wars: The Threat to Your Family and Your Freedom (2013). She has a lifetime of activist experience, which I wanted to explore and crystallise in an educational series. Here are the results.


New Robot Can Ask for Clarification

April 29, 2017 Scott Jacobsen 0

The World Economic Forum (WEF) reported on a new technology. The technology is a combination of natural language processing, speech recognition, biometrics, video analytics, neural networks, and other computational processes.