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August 20th, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Google’s humanoid robot can now chase you like a Terminator

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Boston Dynamics, a Google-owned company, scared everyone earlier this year with its hive-mind 160-pound robot dogs that can run on almost any terrain. Now the company is taking things to an all-new level with new video of its humanoid robot, which is the closest thing to a real-life Terminator we’ve ever seen.

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August 3rd, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Nine popular websites that are still blocked in China

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There’s a good chance the Great Firewall of China will shut you down if you don’t comply with the Chinese government’s regulations in censoring politically sensitive information.

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August 3rd, 2015 at 7:52 pm

Google Search will now tell you when a restaurant or store is too busy

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Google’s new search feature shows users when local restaurants are booked up and what stores have the most foot traffic. The Google Search tweak is rolling out today on mobile for some users, and shows graphs—presumably based on geolocation from smartphones—indicating when a given venue is busiest during the day.

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July 20th, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Google accidentally leaks ‘right to be forgotten’ request data

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Nearly 220,000 individual requests have been made to Google to selectively remove links to online information. Less than 5% of those requests concern criminals, politicians, and high-profile individuals, according the Guardian. More than 95% of the requests have come from everyday people.

 

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July 2nd, 2015 at 6:26 pm

The death of car ownership?

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Owning a car, in just a few short decades, could be a lot like owning a horse — mostly for hobbyists and really unnecessary for transportation purposes.   Continue Reading »

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July 2nd, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Google’s AI has dreams that are amazing and disturbing

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?   Was once famously asked by American sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick.  And the answer appears to be, no, they don’t. Dog-headed knights atop horses, or camel-birds and pig-snails, and of Dali-esque mutated landscapes is what they dream of.

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July 1st, 2015 at 9:22 pm

The purpose of living is ‘to live forever’, according to Google’s artificial-intelligence bot

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Google released last week a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence.  The researchers programmed an advance type of “chatbot” that can learn how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialog.   Continue Reading »

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June 23rd, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Google’s Project Soli will put gesture controls everywhere

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Every motion controller currently on the market may have just become obsolete thanks to Google.

 

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June 12th, 2015 at 5:01 pm

The periodic table of wearable technology

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Surprisingly there are a wealth (both in quantity and value) of markets that are investigating the value of wearables in the enterprise, with a rich ecosystem of devices, a plethora of uses.   Continue Reading »

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June 11th, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Google and Apple have made their own programming languages, why?

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At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple shared a success story that a lot of people didn’t know about.  About one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.

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