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The Revolution in Robotics

November 26, 2015 - 07:31 -- Admin

There are two parts to the revolution in robotics we are seeing.   

The first revolution in robotics is based on tech trends already underway.  

The inflection point for this revolution occurred in 2001, when the standard computer chip exceeded the intelligence of an insect. 

Urban Terror will Usher in Next Gen Surveillance State

November 17, 2015 - 09:45 -- Admin

The effectiveness of blood and guts terrorism isn't found in the physical and psychological damage it does. 

It's found in the reaction it provokes.  

With this in mind, will the Paris attacks provoke a reaction that makes them effective?

I think so.

Over the long run, the Paris attacks of 2015 (and those that follow) will be seen as the start of a shift to the next generation surveillance state in the US, China, and Europe. 

Owners Are Now Training Their Cars to Drive Autonomously

November 1, 2015 - 07:51 -- Admin

Tesla's autopilot went live a couple of weeks ago (it's one of the first car brands to do this).

Unlike the autopilots and cruise controls of the past, it's an autonomous system.  This means it isn't limited to the capabilities you get when you pop it out of the box.  It gets better as you train it and provide it with experience.  


October 30, 2015 - 03:18 -- Admin

Facebook has an autonomous facial recognition system called "DeepFace" 

It currently "knows" 800 million people.  

DeepFace is autonomous, it makes decisions based on cognitive capabilities it built on its own.

If I take a picture of you, and you are one of the people DeepFace already knows, it can identify you in five seconds.

It can do this at a level of accuracy as good as human beings ~97%.

DeepFace can run on the processor in a cell phone.