Category Archives: Amazing technology, data, and people

Investing in AR and VR

AR and VR are a couple of related fascinating fast-growing areas of technology and business.  These areas are now attracting lots of attention from the leading tech companies and investors. According to CBInsights: Recently, Facebook and Apple have reportedly been allocating more than 1000 … Continue reading

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The state of self-driving cars in 2018

Watch this short video to get updated on the current status and capabilities of self-driving cars. The main conclusion for the video is that while technology is evolving fast, the day we will actually ride inside these cars is farther … Continue reading

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The Japanese Tragedy

On November 14, 2017, a terrible event (by Japanese standards) took place on a railroad: a train left Minami-Nagareyama station 20 seconds ahead of schedule! When the company noticed, it began to panic and issued an apology to the offended … Continue reading

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When Risky Landing is The Only Option

Hope these pilots knew what they were doing…  Taking risks like these is not recommended unless there are no other options left.

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New Developments in Bionic Technology

This is a nice overview of a recent development…  However, a story I find really interesting starts at 4:40.  The video talks about Rebekah Marine, a model who was born without a forearm and is using a high-tech prosthetic hand … Continue reading

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On the Evolution of Computer Power and Computer Intelligence

The picture below is an interesting summary of the general trend in computing over the last 100 years or so (MIPS = Million Instructions Per Second). There is, however, some gap in logic here, and it frequently occurs when projections … Continue reading

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Another “Flying Bridge” is Ready to Impress

A new “flying bridge” has been just opened to the public in downtown Moscow. Technically, “flying” means it is a cantilever bridge without supporting columns, built to impress and to look good. At least, it isn’t built to scare folks, … Continue reading

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