Digital Smarts Everywhere: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence

The Troggs were a legendary rock and roll band who were part of the British Invasion in the late 1960’s. They have always been best known for their iconic rocker Wild Thing. This was also the only Top 10 hit that ever had an ocarina solo. How cool is that! The band went on to […]

Charge of the Light Brigade: Faster and More Efficient New Chips Using Photons Instead of Electrons

Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote his immortal classic poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade, in 1854. It was to honor the dead heroes of a doomed infantry charge at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. Moreover, it strikingly portrayed the horrors of war. In just six short verses, he created a monumental work […]

Summary of the Media and Tech Preview 2016 Discussion Panel Held at Frankfurt Kurnit in NYC on December 2, 2015

GPS everywhere notwithstanding, there are still maps on the walls in most buildings that have a red circle somewhere on them accompanied by the words “You are here”. This is to reassure and reorient visitors by giving them some navigational bearings. Thus you can locate where you are at the moment and then find your […]

Visionary Developments: Bionic Eyes and Mechanized Rides Derived from Dragonflies

All manner of software and hardware development projects strive to diligently take out every single bug that can be identified┬╣. However, a team of researchers who is currently working on a fascinating and potentially valuable project is doing everything possible to, at least figuratively, leave their bugs in. This involves a team of Australian researchers […]

New Chips are Using Deep Learning to Enhance Mobile, Camera and Auto Image Processing Capabilities

We interface with our devices’ screens for inputs and outputs nearly all day and everyday. What many of the gadgets will soon be able to display and, moreover, understand about digital imagery is about to take a significant leap forward. This will be due to the pending arrival of new chips embedded into their circuitry […]

New Study About Taxi Ride Sharing and Its Implications for the Emergence of the “Sharing Economy”

Adding one of the more compelling scientific studies to the ongoing and rapidly developing saga of urban car ride-sharing services, the September 2, 2014 edition of The New York Times published a summary and analysis of a study of what would happen, as the titles states, If 2 New Yorkers Shared a Cab … , […]