pocket log

These were added to my Pocket queue today:

Factory robots are about to get a lot smarter, and more self-sufficient

The big, dumb, monotonous industrial robots found in many factories could soon be quite a bit smarter, thanks to the introduction of machine-learning skills that are moving out of research labs at a fast pace.

An Open Letter to Melinda Gates
An Open Letter to Melinda Gates

Last week, you announced plans to invest your money and your time in helping women succeed in tech. You shared plans to build up a personal office, separate from the foundation you run with your husband Bill and your friend Warren Buffett.

Catholic hospitals have no right to refuse assisted dying Add to …
Catholic hospitals have no right to refuse assisted dying Add to ...

Canadians are grappling with one of the most difficult legal issues we have faced in decades: our collective responsibility to facilitate medically assisted death for those who choose it and satisfy the legal criteria.