“Google admits that one of the hardest problems for their programming is how an automated car should behave at a four-way sign,” states Colin Allen, a professor of cognitive science and the philosophy of science at Indiana University. Allen co-wrote Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong. “In this kind of scenario,” he continues, “it’s a … Continue reading Prevalent Challenges for Robotic Engineers
As the recent Sundance Film Festival proved, the VR craze is just beginning, and competitive tech companies like Google are loathe to let a tech market go untapped. Perhaps that’s why Google originally came out with Google Cardboard, a low-tech, affordable lens-fitted cardboard headset that could be used in addition to a smartphone with Google Cardboard VR … Continue reading Google May Expand its VR
Anyone who’s had the fortune to try on the Oculus Rift (with access to the proper processing power) understands how incredibly thrilling virtual reality can be. Although it’s been said that virtual reality will change the AV game for a long, long time, it seems that social media and advance technology might finally be in … Continue reading Virtual Reality Hits Sundance
U.S. President Barack Obama recently released a statement regarding his views on the internet age and the plight that millennials will face as they take on the world’s problems old and new. He addressed the White House and global media from inside his walk in closet, pausing after each sentence to put on a different … Continue reading Obama Shares Opinion On Internet Age
Although people may have their doubts about the bitcoin, most will concede that it’s a really ingenious concept, if nothing else. When the person or people behind the alias “Satoshi Nakamoto” released plans for the bitcoin in 2008, it was in direct response to the 2008 financial crisis and the corrupt and irresponsible bankers who … Continue reading Could Quantum Computing Spell the End of the Bitcoin?
Any website owner understands the value of the capacity of a communication system. Really anyone understands this; how would you feel if you could only send a maximum of one word per email? The entire communication system would become much harder and less worth your time. Email (and the internet in general) has become so … Continue reading What is Channel Capacity?