Jack of All Interests

Every single thing that interests me. And that's a lot.

Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Artificial Intelligence, and the possibilities of the Singularity

I just got back from watching the movie Transcendence, and while it was not exactly the greatest film of the year (that’s still The Grand Budapest Hotel) it did spark … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Foundation, by Isaac Asimov, and the downfall of humanity

Isaac Asimov is another one of those “required to read” authors that I have now ticked off my list. After having read his novel “Foundation” I’m definitely beginning to see … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

The high cost of saving money (and the world?)

I like buying expensive things. Unfortunately this stands in stark contrast to the fact that I am not a very rich person. Not very rich at all. Yet I still … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Million Ways to Die in the West, by Seth MacFarlane

If you like Seth MacFarlane’s earlier work, most notably the TV show Family Guy and the movie Ted, you are probably going to like A million ways to die in … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Four Days in a Fairytale

Reality is a concept that I, in moments, have very little love for. Sometimes it’s seems like all life is made up of is an endless stream of problems and … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Edge of Tomorrow, by Doug Liman

The concept of being able to, or forced to, relive the same day over and over is not in any way a new concept. It is, however an interesting one, … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Neil Gaiman, and the inability to time travel

Neil Gaiman is often spoken of, at least by the people I know, as something of a storytelling mastermind. He is equally revered and adored, and constantly recommended. Gaiman also … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment