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Era of modern robotics

January 31, 2017 by

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The robots are taking over! Right. Well, I guess we need to somehow talk about this take-over without imposing our own crazy ideas about how the world should be run—oh wait .. n’er mind A TechReview post highlights the significance of the game of poker for  the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and why a computer […]

Life with autonomous tech

October 28, 2016 by

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.. but experts Reuters talked to are more skeptical of its [Uber’s] move into freight What about you? Do you think Uber-owned Otto has what it takes to offer freight hauling services with autonomous trucks? A recent TechCrunch post offers an intriguing view into how autonomous tech is being incrementally embedded into an industry area like transport. Surely […]

Virtual Reality: If GQ can ask it, why shouldn’t we?

May 31, 2016 by

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So ya. The VR (virtual reality) bandwagon is rolling along steadily, capturing the attention of eyes with a host of strap-on-your-face viewing devices that, at first glance, make you look like deer caught in the headlights. Charming, right? Well, I know you’ve just been itching to talk about this topic because GQ gave me a sign. Now, I know, […]

Musings on AI

March 31, 2016 by

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Indeed, the possibilities and probabilities seem limitless. But what does the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) really mean for the everyday human? AI’s growing presence and staggering implications have been building momentum for a while now. In fact, one would not immediately realize this, but AI has been evolving since the 1950’s (see timeline infographic below – courtesy […]