dammIT

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Wed 12 July 2017

Computer Ethics quotes

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

"I have said that this new development has unbound possibilities for good and for evil. For one thing, it makes the metaphorical dominance of the machines, as imagined by Samual Butler, a most immediate and non-metaphorical problem. It gives the human race a new and most effective collection of mechanical …

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Fri 20 January 2017

Hello 2017

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

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The year 2017 has barely begun, but somehow it is already looking up. At least in my personal bubble.

Son is suddenly confident enough to try a lot of new words, with mixed success in pronunciation or even correctness, but he is leaping forward amazingly. I am really happy with …

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Thu 19 January 2017

Goodbye 2016

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

2016 was... interesting. Globally, it was overshadowed by some almost-disastrous events, and a lot of great and/or famous people left us (I won't even speak about the political... issues the world is having).

Personally, the year was challenging. Having a second kid eliminates all chances of getting some decent …

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Wed 21 December 2016

Happy 13th birthday, dear diary

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Er, weblog. Lots happened this year, lots of good and some less good things. We enjoyed our little girl growing from baby to toddler. We less enjoyed the continuing broken nights.

The world is a weird, scary, but also a wonderful place. Let's make 2017 great.

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