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Meat alternatives show real progress toward market viability

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:15:24 +0000

Plant-based and lab-grown meat startups are delivering on a promise of a safe and sustainable food supply that is located closer to consumers.

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Autonmous vehicles, accidents, liability and fault

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:48:01 +0000

The recent tragedy of an Uber autonomous vehicle killing a woman in Tempe, AZ casts a light on how autonomous vehicles are quietly achieving legal status as an entity, exposing the driver and passengers to legal perils they may not realize.

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Living with IoT & home automation

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:42:29 +0000

Experiences with home automation and IoT

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Autonomous Vehicles: The Empty Re-positioning Challenge

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:22:43 +0000

Over the next 10 years it is estimated that the number of autonomous vehicles on U.S. roads will become a mainstream force. The rate of progress to this goal is accelerating, building on the success of technology-enabled safety features such as lane assist, adaptive cruise control, and emergency braking. We first saw these technologies come …

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Convenience as a Service

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:09:59 +0000

I hate going to the gas station. It not a painful experience but it’s never convenient, it’s one of those things that I’ll do at odd hours to try to make it as painless as possible. For a few months now I have been using Filld. This startup has a fleet of roaming gas delivery …

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Microsoft Acknowledges the Obvious with Their Smartphone Business

Thu, 26 May 2016 04:43:34 +0000

Microsoft admits defeat in pulling back Windows Mobile in the face or reality

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Living with the iPad Pro

Tue, 17 May 2016 18:15:46 +0000

5 months in with the 12" iPad Pro, here is my review on it in general and on it as a laptop replacement.

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Microsoft’s Racist Bot is the Most Human-Like Ever

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:46:13 +0000

Do you want machines that conform to a corporate-defined standard of behavior and do not evolve according to human interaction but instead shape humans to the behaviors they are programmed to deliver?

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Dawn of the Emotional Machine

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:11:06 +0000

We are entering a prolonged period of machine intelligence that will be defined by a rapid evolution of capabilities and human-like emotional responses.

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The Fascinating Implications for Autonomous Vehicles

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:49:12 +0000

The implications and consequences of autonomous vehicles are far-ranging and deep.

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