Thinking of Amazon Alexa for business will bring voice enabled artificial intelligence and the power of the cloud to businesses large and small. Amazon has launched a new effort to accelerate the use of Alexa in the workplace, including empowering the Alexa virtual assistant to help employees do things like order supplies, pull together meetings, […]
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.
The Sci-Fi Short “Dr. Easy” is entertaining. But like other Sci-Fi we enjoy highlighting here it is also thought provoking. Watching this is great for helping inspire thoughts about the future or robotics. In this case it shows what a potential medical robot can do to help in an emergency response. It is certainly true […]
All of us should prepare now for the jobs of the future. We are facing the biggest labor shift since the early 1900’s, all due to the core topic we examine here at Things Cyber, the role of advanced technologies. New research from the McKinsey Global Institute helps provide context on the dynamics facing the future workforce. […]
Artificial Intelligence stock picks require research, this is such a high interest domain many other investors have probably already found and are following the stocks that may interest you. And, if institutional investors are making buy and sell decisions on a stock you have picked, well, all bets are off. That said, AI is clearly […]
The Ericsson Mobility Report is a solid source of important figures on the state of our connected world. They maintain updated lists of key statistics that can help contextualize the status of the mobile revolution. For example, in 2016 there were 7.5 billion worldwide mobile subscription accounts. The number in 2017 grew to 7.8 billion. […]
Thermal imaging add-ons for your smartphone give you the power to see in the dark. You can use this super-power to look for drafts in your house, spot pipes and electronics behind walls, look for water damage in your home, spot leaks in engine or other exhaust systems, look for animals, or just have fun […]
There are really only two reasons to buy an Alexa enabled device: The cool-factor To do useful things The cool-factor comes from being an early adopter of a technology that is clearly from the future. Using Alexa enabled devices will make sure you are exposed to cutting edge concepts of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, voice […]
A smart home hub is a hardware device that connects and manages all the modern, controllable devices and sensors in your home. Why get a smart home hub? It makes your automation and orchestration chores easier. If you are ready to smartly automate your home you can try it the hard way, buying Internet of […]
By now we have all at least toyed around with virtual reality and the augmented reality in our mobile devices. But statistically, few have jumped into the full experience of virtual reality. Impediments to diving in have included both expense and functionality. Now both of those factors have changed dramatically. The top of the line […]
We consistently see the power of science fiction to inform our views today. The short Sci-Fi clip Slaughterbots is a very well done view of a possible near future of AI and Robotic enabled horror that all of us should see and consider. Of course the point is that we are NOT going to allow […]