Is artificial intelligence a problem or solution for humanity? What are the best books on AI to read right now? Determining AI as a problem or solution isn’t so simple. There’s still so much we don’t know about it, despite our hand in creating it, but there are many experts out there who can help you learn more about the potential benefits and risks of computer intelligence. Below we’ll look at the best books on AI that warn about the evolving technology and advise how to live with it.
What is victim blaming? What are the three stages of silencing victims? Victim blaming is the act of holding a victim accountable for a crime or traumatic event done to them. Silencing the victim is one of the top methods of victim blaming, which means the perpetrator isn’t punished for their actions. Here are the three stages of blaming and silencing victims.
Why are female sexual assault statistics high in America? Where is sexual assault and rape most likely to happen? As of 2014, Rebecca Solnit estimated that tens of millions of women are raped in America every year. Further, she notes that sexual assault and harassment tend to happen in workplace or educational settings where victims are sometimes held accountable for preventing these instances of violence. Learn more about why the statistics for female sexual assault are so high in America.
Why does Weena become attached to the Time Traveller? What does she represent in the story? The Time Machine is a story about a scientist who travels into the distant future. He finds that humanity has evolved into two separate species—the childlike Eloi and the bestial Morlocks. One of the Eloi latches on to him and leaves a lasting impression. Read more to learn about Weena, The Time Machine’s promise of hope for the future.
How far into the future does H.G. Wells’s Time Traveller go? What kind of people (or creatures) does he encounter? Are they friends or foes? In H.G. Wells’s science fiction classic The Time Machine, a Time Traveller goes to the distant future. There, he finds that humanity has evolved into two separate species—the childlike Eloi and the bestial Morlocks. Continue reading to travel to the year A.D. 802701 and meet the Eloi and Morlocks.
Why do men commit more crimes? Why are women often the victims of these crimes? Society and the media often blame male violence in the US on factors such as the ease of acquiring firearms, economic difficulties and class struggles, and issues that affect the brain. However, Rebecca Solnit notes these factors affect men and women equally—yet men commit 90% of the nation’s murders. Keep reading to learn the origins of male-on-female violence in the US.
Are you content in your career, or are you itching to make a change? Are you worried about where the job market is headed and wonder how to maintain a competitive edge? Your job is a big part of your life. The more thoughtful and strategic you are about it, the more rewarding it can be. We’ve put together 40 career questions that will help you evaluate your career, assess your professional self, navigate career challenges, and plan for a second career. Continue reading for these questions that could set you up for greater success and fulfillment.
Who are the Eloi? What do they represent? What’s their relationship to the Morlocks? In H.G. Wells’s The Time Machine, Eloi are the first group of creatures the Time Traveller meets when he lands in the distant future. The Time Traveller figures they must be an evolved species of humans, but they’re not the only ones. Keep reading to learn about the Eloi and the role they play in this classic story.
What are the statistics on female abuse? How does the patriarchy contribute to these growing numbers? According to Rebecca Solnit, women have long been fighting for basic human rights. Despite great progress in recent decades, the numbers on the mistreatment of women are still too high. Let’s look at the abuse of women statistics to get a better understanding of why women are still fighting for equality.
Who are the Morlocks in The Time Machine? Are they evil? What do they represent? In The Time Machine, Morlocks are one of the species the Time Traveller encounters in the distant future. They prove to be a serious thorn in his side, but H.G. Wells still manages to present them as somewhat pitiable characters. Continue reading to learn about the Morlocks from this classic tale.