Jason Andrade: Software Developer / Technical Writer / Research Analyst

Illustrated Technical Writing

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Is Artificial Intelligence Our Biggest Existential Threat?

October 28th, 2014

Before commenting on this subject it's vitally important to note that there's in fact two entirely different kinds of AI.   As a software engineer I'm qualified to implement both types of AI.   The general public is most familiar with the kind of AI used to create Apple's Siri, Google's self-driving car, and IBM's Watson.   I'm delighted to inform you that these AI implementations are completely harmless and will never result in a truly sentient artificial lifeform capable of enslaving or destroying mankind.
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Exploring The Las Vegas Strip On A Budget

March 26th, 2014

My most recent trip to Vegas started on Sunday January 5th and ended on Sunday January 19th.   It was a blast! :)   But I'm getting ahead of myself, booking the flight and hotel came first.   My friend was advising that I wait until the last minute to book the direct flight with Sunwing because in the past they've deeply discounted the price of the ticket a couple days before take-off.
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Great Security With More Privacy: A Rebuttal To Mat Honan

November 21st, 2012

A lot of what was said by Mat Honan in his November 15th, 2012 editorial "Kill the password" is absolutely correct.   I most vehemently disagree however with his last three paragraphs.   I can assure you that it is very possible to replace the usage of passwords with a robustly secure system which is in fact easier to use and actually provides the consumer with more privacy, not less!
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