Category Archives: artificial intelligence

Madam X is Now Your Car–Face and Mind-Reading Get Automotive

           Matt Dunford, a designer, with the Fiat Chrysler Portal. It would make             automatic adjustment based on a driver’s preferences and even read     your mood. The Band’s former lead guitarist, … Continue reading

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The Elderly and Technology

I have been watching a very funny Netflix show called Frankie and Grace. It stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two divorcees in their 70’s who are trying to get their lives back on track after both being dumped … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Your Devices are Recording You

Recently, the Amazon Echo smart speaker has been at the center of a murder case which raises lots of questions about consumer privacy and the role that technology can play in our lives. The case revolves around the “accidental” death … Continue reading

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The coming controversy

Computing has gone from a dumb terminal to being smart, artificially intelligent, and self-sufficient. My Android phone, for example, recognizes where I am, knows when I am headed to Penn, and knows how long it will take me to get … Continue reading

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Algorithms Can Now Write–Can a Nobel Be Far Behind?

  Ernest Hemingway, whose novel, Death in the Afternoon, elevated bullfighting to the epic of modern life and death, personified by the skill and bravery of the matador matching his wits and choreography with the bull’s bloody nobility and inevitable … Continue reading

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