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Airport Screening - Safety First, Why Not Show the World?

Americans don’t really seem to care about economic competition when it comes to ensuring safety at U.S. airports. Things are different in Europe as we all know, but if Google has developed the best computer algorithms to identify concealed weapons in airport checkpoint body scanners in the U.S., wouldn’t the rest of the world want to do the same? 248 more words


Amazon Robots Poised to Revamp How Whole Foods Runs Warehouses

When Amazon.com Inc.’s $13.7 billion bid to buy Whole Foods was announced, John Mackey, the grocer’s chief executive officer, addressed employees, gushing about Amazon’s technological innovation. 956 more words

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AI that can learn

This will form the foundation:

(Phys.org)—Researchers have built a new type of “neuron transistor”—a transistor that behaves like a neuron in a living brain. These devices could form the building blocks of neuromorphic hardware that may offer unprecedented computational capabilities, such as learning and adaptation. 390 more words


Miraikan: robots and the future of Japan

Miraikan, oh Miraikan. I’ve had the opportunity to travel extensively all over Japan for work since I came here three years ago. But the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (the looong name for Miraikan) is probably one of the coolest places I’ve ever been to in Japan. 550 more words


Interviews? The computer says No!

Those traditionalists among you who doubt the use of aptitude and other psychometric tests adding value to a notoriously unreliable interview-based recruitment process now have another problem. 537 more words


Transformers: The Last Knight

Plot:       ☆☆

Acting:   ☆☆☆

Visuals:  ☆☆☆☆

Music:    ☆☆☆☆

Overall: 13/20  –  B

**An Optimus-Prime sized spoiler alert**

I am so confused. I did good with the first Transformers movie. 1,083 more words


Nex Machina Is An Excellent Arcade Throwback

(Source: kotaku.com)

Nex Machina is a twin stick shooter from the developers of Resogun and Robotron creator Eugene Jarvis. It’s packed with lasers and giant robots. 202 more words