Monthly Archives: March 2017

Personal Privacy in the Age of IoT

The Internet of Things is all about data, which is needed to make all the decisions and to deliver services to the customers.  But, if you are not careful, this data collection can really backfire – and this is just … Continue reading

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Watson To Do Our Taxes

IBM and H&R Block are collaborating on adding one more skill to Watson…  IBM (IBM) announced in February 2017 that H&R Block was deploying Watson with the aim of eliminating human errors in tax filing: Watson will be assisting H&R Block’s 70,000 … Continue reading

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US Trade Deficit in Numbers

We often hear about the US trade deficit with the rest of the world. Wolfram Alpha claims it is on the order of $706 billion per year.  This Bloomberg article says $502 billion. The number itself is not as important as the fact that is … Continue reading

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Modern Robocops

This is the robotic policeman from the 1987 classic, RoboCop. Nowadays, Chinese engineers are experimenting with this idea: Looks nothing like RoboCop so far.  But, this is just the beginning…

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The (True) First Smart Watch

The Casio Databank CD-40 debuted in 1984. It was one of the first digital watches created in the 1980s that allowed the user to store information, following a Pulsar model released in 1982.  It probably is the first real smartwatch. According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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Weekend Computer Humor

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Weekend Computer Humor

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