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Ota Benga was a pygmy who was brought from what was then the Belgian Congo to be an anthropology exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (e.g. the St. Louis World Fair) in 1904. He was later exhibited at the Bronx Zoo in … Continue reading
After three decades of research on virtual humans, a visiting professor in Singapore has created “Nadine”, a human-like robot that she predicted would be able to serve as companions for the elderly in the future.
A startup company called Brain of Things has envisioned the home of the future–one that takes care of you. The founders have initially targeted three locations in California for the development of what they call “robot homes”. These houses will ‘adapt’ to … Continue reading
Bring up the topic of white privilege and your going to very likely hear the room quickly go dead quite – especially if your in a room of white people. Of if brought up and your in a certain type of crowd … Continue reading
Dominos Pizza is testing what they claim is the world’s first autonomous delivery vehicle in New Zealand called the Domino’s Robotic Unit (DRU). This pizza delivery robot has four wheels, with sealed compartments that can keep up to 10 pizza’s hot by the … Continue reading
Recently, Google released a video showing off their new robot dog playing with a real dog. Developed by Google’s Boston Dynamics, the dog was developed to be used by the U.S. Marine’s Corps. Its purpose is to act as a … Continue reading
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is invading our lives everyday. Often you aren’t aware of it but its there all around us. Computers making decisions isn’t anything new. The basics of “if then else” logic among programming constructs allows a computer to make a … Continue reading
Sometime ago Pastor Josh Patterson at The Village Church shared this verse from Isaiah: But he who is noble plans noble things, and on noble things he stands. Isaiah 32:8
I was recently challenged by some Facebook friends on a post I shared called Food Stamp Users Near Record High Despite Low Unemployment Rate which basically notes that even though there is supposedly such low unemployment (4.9% at the time of … Continue reading