The long awaited for Oculus Go brings standalone virtual reality to a lightweight form device you can wear and use anywhere. Standalone means you use the Oculus Go with no wires attached! Since it is part of the Oculus platform it comes ready to interact with an incredible array of software and entertainment libraries. You […]
We live in a fascinating tech landscape. We are in the age of interconnected computing, where distributed computing devices can work together to enrich our lives in new and exciting ways.
This age also brings many threats, including threats to your personal privacy, finances and even your health.
Westworld season one was a great mix of science fiction and drama and action and it was done in a way that should help people think through many tech ethics questions, like how do we want to treat our robots? Does treating robots with violence change our nature? Can robots become sentient? HBO has a […]
The tech world is great for those that love to learn. Things are changing fast so learning is critical. One of the great ways to learn is to track the words of the creators of tech. Two of the great tech investor/creators, Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, recently sat down for a discussion moderated by […]
The evolution of Boston Dynamic’s robots continues at a brisk pace. The latest example to hit YouTube features a pair of their robot dogs that work together to assess a situation and take action. The action? Escape from the lab! Check them out here at: Jokes are easy with this one. Like “I for one […]
Truly functional cryptocurrencies are a new thing. If you are not a computer scientist or tech hobbyist you are operating at a disadvantage in understanding what is going on here. We provided a functional overview of how cryptocurrencies work at Bitcoin and Cryptocurencies: What You Need To Know But that overview didn’t dive into how these […]
Bitcoin details can get complex, but the basics are pretty much easy. Here is what you need to know about Bitcoin: Bitcoin is the most famous cryptocurrency. It is certainly not the only one, but it was the first true peer to peer cryptocurrency and is the most widely used today. So what is a […]
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick is the book behind the great Sci-Fi movie Blade Runner. That’s true, this inspired both Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049. But the book is stimulating, thought provoking and entertaining is so many other ways. The movies are great for the visuals, but the book […]
Frank Chen of a16z is one of the great visionaries and explainers of artificial intelligence, especially around the AI with potential for real business impact. This video on “Artificial Intelligence: What is working” captures his thoughts on the current golden age of AI (which is really more accurately described at machine learning, deep learning and other […]
Camera drones are our favorite robots. Personal video camera drones are evolving just as we have all predicted they would. They are becoming more powerful, with longer range, with higher quality video feeds and are becoming more compact. One of the best drones on the market right now, the DJI Magic Pro, folds up into a […]
Wouldn’t you like to know the future of all things cyber? Of all the ways humanity has found of predicting the future, only one really works. Closely track what those that are building the future are doing. It is by no means perfect, but it will give you insights that are relevant and actionable. For […]