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 →

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 →

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 →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Getting Closer to the Holodeck with a Disney “Holobench”

August 1, 2017 – Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the idea of a holodeck where crewmembers could immerse themselves into a world of virtual reality. The holodeck is ... 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 →

If You Never Heard of Fermions Then Take Note: You Soon Will

July 22, 2017 – In fact right now! What is a fermion? According to Quora and Alex Klotz, a Ph.D. in physics, “A fermion is a particle that A. has an intrinsic angular momentum ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Communicating with Robots May Have Just Gotten a Bit Better

July 15, 2017 – Computer scientists at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, have developed new software that makes it easier for robots to understand human requests. ... Continue Reading →