The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has reached a $225,000 settlement agreement with the family of Tommy Tucker, a schizophrenic inmate who was killed by a swarm of San Diego Central Jail guards during a use-of-force incident in 2009.
I have a horrible habit of waiting until the last minute to order gifts online and, as a result, I have to chunk out more change for quick shipping. Unsurprisingly, the same goes for this column, which I cobbled together the night before it was due.
Judge Kreep’s involvement in the political groups raises major questions under the California Code of Judicial Ethics, which prohibits judges and judicial candidates from leading partisan political organizations.
Do I believe that we are violating the human rights of billions of people by not providing free wi-fi networks? No. But I do believe that if a government has the capability of allowing access to the Internet and does not in order to suppress its people, then you have a case.
Computer pioneer Alan Turing came up with a test to determine artificial intelligence: If a human has a conversation with a computer and can't distinguish it from a person, then perhaps that's enough to conclude that the computer is intelligent.