Recitations from “The Madman” by “Kahlil Gibran”

“The Madman” is one of my most favourite books I ever read. Here I share a video from YouTube, where the narrator reads from the book, ¬†first published in 1918, almost a century ago [Gibran, 1918].

In this timeless piece, what I like most is Gibran’s attempts to shrug-off the superficial, ornate, pretentious self and the drive to embrace the true Self. Continue reading “Recitations from “The Madman” by “Kahlil Gibran””

The arrival of autonomous robot mom : Another step towards the Sci-Fi reality?

Self-development and resulting improvement of the species have long been at the core of human activities. Interestingly, such traits are somewhat familiar in all areas of animal kingdom. One of the greatest attributes of intelligent animals is that of “adaptation”.¬† We, humans can adapt, and so can many other species. Imagine some robots adapting to the environment or job requirements. Continue reading “The arrival of autonomous robot mom : Another step towards the Sci-Fi reality?”