Empathy Training for Robots

Pattern Break #108-a Initial statement: the problem with empathy training for robots is not software but hardware. Mirror-neuron circuitry is hardware-based empathy that requires no programming. Refined statement: the problem with…



Verses of Awakening

Interpreting poetry is a dirty business. Understanding why it affected you is not so bad.  Here’s another verse that woke me up the other day. Korean Zen preceptor Naong (1320-1376):…



Anapanasati Mind

[from a little book, “Anapanasati 2.0,” I am working on] You are a vessel, a vehicle.  For consciousness, for spirit. Through space, through time.  Through me, through you. We ask…