The Dot Com Bubble in the early 2000’s saw anywhere between 4 to 6 trillion dollars of stockholder wealth evaporate in a short amount of time.
Clever Hans was a horse over a century ago that its owner claimed could do tricks that proved it had the ability to perform intelligent tasks on par with humans. An investigator realized the horse was just looking for simple signs from its trainer via body language to “give an answer.”
Sacagawea (famous Native American woman who aided Lewis and Clark) was married to a French Canadian named Toussaint Charbonneau. She wasn’t his only wife, he was also “married” at the same time to another Native American woman named simply as Otter Woman.
While the hunting of whales has decreased since the 19th century, many countries still practice it. Iceland, Japan, and Norway especially advocate for restrictions to be lifted on whaling.
The “first law of robotics” is that a robot should never harm a human, directly or indirectly. This “law” was “created” by science fiction author Isaac Asimov.