GOD TV hit a crisis three years ago when co-founder Rory Alec admitted to a moral failure. His wife, Wendy, carried on the ministry without him. But now the hiring of Ward Simpson as the new CEO is being hailed as the start of a ‘new season’ for the Christian network.
Just because computers are increasingly user friendly does not mean they think like us. In many ways, they are easier to trick. One study showed that wearing specially designed, psychedelically-colored spectacles could trick a facial recognition system into thinking people were celebrities.
Imagine this. A foster parent to 180 girls over a five-year period is charged with sexually assaulting five of them. But there’s no need to imagine, because that’s the story of Miguel Briseno. And Medina County, Texas Sheriff Randy Brown is upset with Child Protective Services for allowing the placements.
Walmart and Amazon are hoping you’ll let their delivery drivers inside your home or car while you’re away. Dishonest delivery persons could then plant evidence. Also, overzealous police could intercept access codes and get inside your home or vehicle without the formalities of obtaining a warrant.
The medical industry used to be medical professionals using technology, but it has now become a technology industry that uses medical professionals. With each passing year, the micro-management of physicians becomes more acute. Along the way, the traditional doctor/patient relationship has been virtually destroyed.
Repealing Obamacare was one of the issues that helped get Donald Trump elected. Congress, including Republican John McCain, has resisted him every step of the way. But now our President is using one of Obama’s strategies against his namesake program.