Nick Sembrat

Recent Articles

Column: Kale — it can kale you

01/25/2017 8:03pm

Kale is a so-called healthy "superfood," but in the large quantities it is being consumed, it can be poisonous.

Column: Keep an eye on Congress

01/08/2017 9:39pm

Republicans' aborted move to destroy OCE must teach us a lesson on keeping our representatives accountable.

Column: Large franchises can be detrimental to film

11/27/2016 8:38pm

Many modern films are parts of larger franchises that connect various plotlines and stories together, creating an environment that can set limitations on the creativity of film-makers.

Column: Columbia no Silicon Valley

10/19/2016 7:35pm

For a number of reasons, it's unlikely that Columbia, or most other cities in the U.S., will become the next Silicon Valley.

Column: Stop working toward artificial intelligence

10/11/2016 5:22pm

With movies like Terminator warning us about the dangers of artificial intelligence, and the preponderance of actual evidence that robots are growing smarter than we are, continuing to try to create A.I. is a risky proposition.