The B.C. Hydro building in Vancouver.

Gerry Kahrmann / PROVINCE I’m done with artificial intelligence. I will settle for human intelligence.

Preferably smart human intelligence. Our access to human intelligence — let’s call it HI — is increasingly limited in our online environment.

Humans have become a rare species, accessed only after hours wasted waiting on the phone. Recently, I applied online for the Power Smart rebate on my new, energy-efficient heat pump that purrs away on the wall in my Saturna Island home.

The rebate can be as much as $800, so it’s worth the effort to claim it. I scrolled through the thickets of information on the B.C. Read more from…

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