Artificial Intelligence Necessitates Universal Basic Income

Artificial intelligence (AI) will make universal basic income (UBI) necessary. We won’t have a choice but convert to UBI in response to a surge of technological abundance—cheap materialism—unless we like the idea of collapsing, not unlike the Roman Empire, under the future’s massive, inevitable, and curiously clown-shaped foot. I know that sounds like an exaggerated … Read moreArtificial Intelligence Necessitates Universal Basic Income

Explore 💙 That Part of the Internet

I don’t feel like you should call for people to do things to benefit this planet unless you’re doing what you can to help our little blue dot, too. Inactive supporters of an idea are just as difficult a challenge for humanity to conquer as active ignorance; two sides of the same coin. I like … Read moreExplore 💙 That Part of the Internet

Explore 💖 Suffering

Depression is hard. Why we still haven’t come to an agreement about this topic as a society, I have no idea. But what I’m really most surprised by?—the way my family’s reacted to my mental illness. Meaning Making 🖤 Reflecting on Feelings It hasn’t been all bad, of course. There’s no such thing as all … Read moreExplore 💖 Suffering

I ❤ Teaching College

I keep toying with the idea of starting a vlog. I’m pretty sure I’m starting a vlog this summer, when I’m not teaching. Teaching Plans Also, I’m teaching at Clovis Community College and Fresno City College in the fall semester, so I’m spending summer preparing new curriculum. At Clovis Community College, we’ll be studying Le … Read moreI ❤ Teaching College

Explore 👁 Philosophy

Sometimes, I truly consider returning to school to study philosophy. Watching Right Now 👾 Our Universe is Probabilistic The particle has no defined location until we make the measurement. …This quantum weirdness does not only apply to light, it applies to all the particles life is made of… We intuitively believe our universe consists of solid … Read moreExplore 👁 Philosophy

What is Consciousness❓

Seriously though, how cool would it be to get a PhD in philosophy, then publish some mind-blowing theory of consciousness that helps physicists upgrade quantum theories to the Theory of Everything? Wouldn’t that just be all like: Watching Right Now ♿ What is Consciousness? 🕸 You’re going to need an hour before you watch this one. … Read moreWhat is Consciousness❓

Emoticons about Grading, Part III 🙌

Yesterday was my first week teaching the second semester of English 380: Vocabulary Building & Testing SkillsI was a MONTH late responding to the “You wanna teach this next semester?” e-mail, so I will 100% understand if I don’t get the opportunity to do this a third time… but I hope I do get a … Read moreEmoticons about Grading, Part III 🙌

Emoticons about Grading, Part II ✌

I’m still learning how to use the emoticon keyboard on my PC. Not sure why I’m not just writing my blog posts on my iPad Pro. 21st century problems. It’s been raining frequently. I wanted to plant loofah seeds today, but I didn’t get around to it yet, and I’ve already bathed. I leave in … Read moreEmoticons about Grading, Part II ✌

Ignore the One-Star Reviews

So far I’ve succeeded with Tom Selleck’s Daily 150-word Challenge, although yesterday, I cut it close. As much as I struggled balancing grading this week, my rhetoric class was awesome as usual. I say it every semester, but 🤣 this is the best college English class I’ve had so far; I’m so damn lucky! 🤩  I’m not sure … Read moreIgnore the One-Star Reviews

I 💘 YouTube, Part II

In the interest of further exploring my experience with Fresno Unified, as well as add another dimension to my definition of quitting, I decided to analyze two of my favorite YouTube artists: Quote Response 👫 Prince Ea 🧠 Please note, these are my takeaways; your takeaways will likely be different.But our takeaways have equal value, and I’d love … Read moreI 💘 YouTube, Part II