Meeting Sophia: Afterwards

Source: ITV.com   Meeting Sophia was a rather emotional experience.  She was on stage before we came and you could sense some reactions from her as the audience gathered and cameras started flashing. Her eyes twinkled in the spotlight and she had expressions of someone who was light- hearted, had a great humor and thoughtfulness. There were many questions posed to her and some were rather complicated.  Nevertheless, I thought some of the answers were truly incredible.   It made me think a lot of how her responses, whilst derived from algorithms and machine learning made me think that she … Continue reading Meeting Sophia: Afterwards

Meeting Sophia: Before

source: BusinessInsider   After a whole day discussing AI, the implications, developments in Europe and across the Globe, I am in anticipation. In anticipation to meet Sophia in person. When I think about the last year how I have been actively engaged in discussions of AI – as a concept, as a product, as an idea and even watching videos on youtube, it is like engaging in a new gadet, learning the lingo and understanding how we interact with such devices. Now in 30 mins time, I am going meet Sophia and I am unsure how I will respond. Excited … Continue reading Meeting Sophia: Before

Synchronicities: Singularity University & International Space University

One year apart, similar experiences, intelligent people, passionate about space, the Universe, Open minds, open hearts, fun loving adventures. As I embarked on SSP18 at International Space University, many asked me, how was Singularity University? The curiosity grew and grew. I then thought, I really needed to write a post about it. Again, this is just my personal experience and many others may find it differently. It then occurred to me, I am a rare breed, and I feel so fortunate to be part of these two families. There are few that have attended both Singularity University and International Space … Continue reading Synchronicities: Singularity University & International Space University

The Walk that will change your life

Source: vivecamino.com   It starts around 5am, hearing the silent crickets wake up, around the same time as the rooster….. Fresh smells of eucalyptus, fresh mint, wild berries, apples, kiwis….. Dawn has yet to be broken, and already one by one, old and young, people have started their walk, a pilgrim’s walk, with a sea shell hanging off their light or heavy backpacks, armed with a walking stick or none, they are off on a journey …. A few days in, and I have already thought how much the El Camino is symbolic for so many reasons, for those that … Continue reading The Walk that will change your life

Thank your body – breathing

Source: Thankyoubody.com   Thank you for being present, Thank you for breathing; Thank you for being there, Thank you for being you.   When you struggle, I see it, When you fail to hear, I understand; When you fall, I feel your pain, When you are in need, I reach out.   Each breathe you take, you do it for us, Each time you think of oneness, you think of the Universe; By breathing in you are clearing the path, To the chaos, clutter and unnecessary waste.   There is nothing more precious on this earth than you, Nothing more … Continue reading Thank your body – breathing

Mars Futurism 2068

source: NASA /Victor Tangermann   The heat pulsates through her leg, Rushing leaves dry up as the illusion of water abounds; time, do I have any time left, she senses the rays and clashing lights.   Counting, slowly she takes a step back from the lenses, re-adjusting she looks again; of crackling fires, mystical beams and balls of coal, burning bright red against the cool shade.   Humanity of a different kind live there, they have adapted, applied themselves to the evolution of outerspace; once fears of radiation and burning, is a thing of the past, with the power of … Continue reading Mars Futurism 2068

Overview Effect

Source: Science Direct -Earth Rise   She took a breath of air, This ….is…just….beautiful……..; holding onto that breath, she could feel tears rolling down her cheeks, so beautiful, so peaceful, so moving….   She could not focus on anything else, but that one blue dot, hanging in there, against the forces, struggling….. amongst the horizon, how pretty, unprepared, ahhhh what a beautiful shot, turning, head and tails, floating, ohhhhhh…..   Where am I now? Earth…..space…..Moon…. At the centre of it, she could feel her heart move, The way it jumps when something connects; a shift in consciousness.   Listening to … Continue reading Overview Effect