Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music

Google has done a great job over the years highlighting specific noteworthy events that would otherwise go unnoticed. This is one. "Hip Hop was disruptive," says YouTube's head of music. "It shows that people in any situation have the ability to create something powerful and meaningful." The post Google is bringing the funk with a … Continue reading Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music

Why YouTube will be forced to change

This is an interesting trend and the first time I have seen a noticeable list of top YouTube channels migrate to a new platform revenue stream. Due to a complete lack of transparency, there has been a lot of frustration with YouTube regarding revenue potential. I think this is a good trend and it will … Continue reading Why YouTube will be forced to change

Think a Robot Could Never Replace You?

You better think again. By some estimates, it's a reality we might have to begin facing as early as 2025. Consider the Sedasys machine, a Computer Assisted Personalized Sedation System, which was approved by the FDA last year. The Sedasys P080009 is a machine designed to administer Propofol to patients undergoing surgery and monitor their vital signs … Continue reading Think a Robot Could Never Replace You?

Project Ara is Real?!

I am actually stunned that Project Ara is turning out to be a real product scheduled for release next year. For those unfamiliar, Project Ara is the concept that a smartphone can be a collection modules that you connect to frame-like backbone. The purpose being to allow consumers to upgrade specific components of their smartphone … Continue reading Project Ara is Real?!

Google’s Goal for D-Wave Quantum Computer

It's widely known that Google has purchased one of the fastest computers in the world from D-Wave Systems based in Canada. What has not been known until now is what do they hope to accomplish with it. New Scientist magazine reports in Google and NASA ride D-Wave to a quantum future that the computer stored in NASA's … Continue reading Google’s Goal for D-Wave Quantum Computer

Drivers Need Not Apply

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In a follow-up to the previous post about automation eliminating jobs for humans, Wired magazine reported on the autonomous Mercedes Benz semi truck . Although Mercedes Benz claims the driver will become a 'Transport Manager' in a relaxing spacious cabin, if you start to think through the usage scenario of this truck, it's quite obvious there … Continue reading Drivers Need Not Apply

3D Printed Lego AT-AT Walks!

It's no secret that I do love Legos. In this digital age, there is something very satisfying about snapping or unsnapping blocks together to build something. It's "meditational"... almost. This Lego-built AT-AT (All Terrain Armored Transport), introduced in the best movie of the Star Wars trilogy, just might actually provide me a practical reason for … Continue reading 3D Printed Lego AT-AT Walks!