Pillai's book draws heavily from Chanakya's Arthashastra. Amongst Hindu scholars of the day, there is a clear consensus for Arthashastra to be the most influential book ever written on statesmanship and politics. Unfortunately, though, Pillai's book fails to evoke the same emotion as expected out of a book following Arthashastra's suit.
From Metropolis' Maria to Her's Samantha, AI in movies has come a long way. In this blog, I am going to list down 9 movies about AI that have either confirmed our worst fears about superior intelligence or have painted best-case scenarios where both AI and humanity could co-exist.
When I was growing up, my dad used to tell me stories from ancient Indian texts. Mostly, these stories had moral lessons to be learned. There were stories which underlined the consequences of greed and jealousy. There were stories about our fixation with material comforts; stories about the impermanence of humans.