Friday, April 26, 2024

Animal, Insect Self-Awareness

Last Friday, at New York University nearly 40 researchers presented “The New York Declaration on Animal Consciousness.”

Its basic premise is that animals, even insects have cognitive recognition, self-awareness and sensitivity.

Wanting to test the premise, this morning I spoke to a snail 🐌 on my driveway:

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Intelligence Of Parrots

In a scientific experiment using a touch screen, researchers were able to teach 20 parrots how to play a computer game, as the parrots used their beaks to play.

The science is moving so fast, that the parrots are now playing more games. Just yesterday, online, I played Poker with a colorful parrot named, “Mexico City Red.”

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Monday, April 15, 2024


In breaking news yesterday, at Laguna Beach High School, some students are using AI to put the faces of some other students on naked bodies.

In a bit of real life comedy, The local TV stations are covering the story but American censors do not allow naked bodies to be shown. The stations could only show outraged parents.

So I called the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, Italy where Michelangelo’s world famous naked statue of David is located.

“How do you treat American censorship,” I asked. 

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