Poker and Artificial Intelligence: Machines Against Humans and What It Could Mean for Those of Us Who Aren’t Gamblers

September 21, 2017 – Today’s guest blog contributor is Josh Wardini, Editorial Contributor and Community Manager at the pokersites.me.uk. Josh’ background includes ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality is Coming to the Surgical Suite

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ... Continue Reading →

Agriculture Faces Many 21st Century Disruptors

September 18, 2017 – Our perspective on agriculture is about to go through dramatic changes as this century unfolds. What are some of the disruptive forces at work? Global population ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: If You Thought the Job of Orchestra Conductor was Safe from Automation Think Again

September 13, 2017 – A robot named YuMi(R) led the Lucca Philharmonic and tenor Andrea Bocelli at Pisa’s Verdi Theatre this week. The robot conducted three pieces including ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: If you Experience Atrial Fibrillation You May Want This App

September 12, 2017 – AliveCor has created Kardia, a pulse-monitoring pad that wirelessly connects to an app running on a smartphone, or tablet, and allows users to self-administer ... Continue Reading →

The Nature of Work in the 21st Century Will Be Unlike Anything in the Past

September 4, 2017 – Yesterday I wrote about how a chatbot legal program could decrease dramatically billable hours and the number of people practicing law in the near future. ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: DoNotPay Offers Free Legal Advice – Are Lawyers Doomed?

September 3, 2017 – Joshua Lenon is a California lawyer who recently spoke at a Stanford University FutureLaw conference. He was one of a number of presenters who talked about ... Continue Reading →

On “60 Minutes” Autonomous Military Systems Displayed – Should We Be Concerned?

August 21, 2017 – Listening to the senior military staff describe the technology and its capabilities gave me the creeps. I felt like I was in a bad “Star Wars” episode, ... Continue Reading →

Escaping the Confines of Virtual Space

August 17, 2017 – “Behind a computer screen, the lonely person has control. But the contact this produces is not the same thing as intimacy.” So states Olivia Laing ... Continue Reading →

Caltech Researchers Define Applications for Quantum Computing

July 31, 2017 – Quantum computing hardware continues to evolve. Whether we are talking about D-Wave’s latest machine, Google, IBM or Microsoft, or Chinese efforts, the race ... Continue Reading →