Archive for December 11th, 2017

“[In 2017] toilets near the Temple of Heaven, one of Beijing’s biggest tourist draws, were fitted with facial-recognition systems designed to prevent thieves from [taking] its loo roll (the technology prevents toilet-paper dispensers from serving each visitor more than once).”

December 11, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/china/21732135-campaign-improve-public-lavatories-extended-and-expanded-china-plans-one-last-push

“[A woman with a progressive, debilitating illness] strives to be grateful [by keeping a] `Can Can List’: a running list of things she can do, such as I can breathe, I can swallow, I can pray, and I can feel my Savior’s love. She bears her Christ-centered certain witness almost daily to family and friends.”

December 11, 2017

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2017/04/certain-women?lang=eng

#LightTheWorld – – Day 11 / December 11 – – “We find it easy to serve and show kindness to people we already know and love. But we don’t fully follow the Savior’s example until we extend that same kindness to people we don’t know.”

December 11, 2017

Click here for a verse with a teaching by Jesus Christ relating to this concept, and some ideas on how to apply it today:  https://www.mormon.org/christmas/25-ways-25-days/day-11.

“…`general intelligence’, the ability of a computer to perform any human task without being explicitly programmed to do so.”

December 11, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/business/21732125-tech-giants-are-investing-billions-transformative-technology-google-leads-race

“Last summer [a] firm added a range of ice-creams for dogs, including Carrot Crunch and Old Sock flavours…and ended up selling more ice-cream to canines than to human customers.”

December 11, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/britain/21732097-desire-pass-business-next-generation-means-they-value-stability-over