Guns, Germs…and Robots
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Guns, Germs…and Robots

BBC recently published an article a few days ago titled “Next generation military robots have minds of their own,” a title that brings to mind a world rampant with the Terminator-esque, red-eyed assassin robots. Robots have increasingly become an important component of military operations, and have recently become even more autonomous from human control. Using … Continue reading

Manmohan Singh, Overachiever?
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Manmohan Singh, Overachiever?

The much-discussed cover of next week’s Asian edition of Time magazine caps a season of increasingly negative coverage of India’s beleaguered prime minister. On the cover, a dour photograph of Manmohan Singh appears with a headline: “The Underachiever.” Is Mr. Singh’s biggest flaw actually the opposite – is he an “overachiever?” Rather than under-performing as … Continue reading