Category Archives: Past, present, and future

Cell Phones Are a Menace…

Funny yet relevant warnings observed on the subway in Tokyo.  There are too many folks walking with phones in their hands and playing, texting, reading, etc. while walking. Result:  they are bumping into each other and getting injured in many … Continue reading

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The Future of Cars We Might Not See for a While

This is a series of photos taken by me in Ginza at the Nissan showroom.  This red car is a concept car for 2020.  Like in the case of most “concept cars”, this one will unlikely reach real customers any … Continue reading

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The History of the Top Chess Players Over Time

Watch this beautiful visualization and remember that there is nothing more constant than change.

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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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Altered Carbon and the Troubled Future

The new Netflix TV Series Altered Carbon will attract lots of Science Fiction fans, including me.  My first impression, after watching six episodes, is, generally, positive.  I still prefer Stranger Things by a wide margin (and look forward to its … Continue reading

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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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