Tag: real world

  • Hamlet: Getting Started

    “We all sympathize with Hamlet, and that is understandable, because almost every one of us recognizes in the prince our own characteristics.” – Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) Russian novelist and playwright. Hamlet raises many questions that you may recognize from your own life. Thinking about some of these issues will make your experience of the play […]

  • Should machines be “smarter” than humans?

    Start here(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_singularity). Are any of Huxley’s machines “smart”? Does Huxley’s future have any need for computation? Why, why not? Consider Huxley, what would be a “predicted future event believed to precede immense technological progress in an unprecedentedly brief time”?(Look at a the real world goal of Zyvex) Is Asimov enough? What would Young Macduff give […]