Petzold’s new film finally made it to my little town and, big Petzold fan that I am, I went to go see it asap. I’m including the trailer (above) and the interview he did in New York for the
Can using the wrong word cripple the future of embodied AI? The word ‘robot’ is from the Slavic robota, meaning forced laborer. It was originally coined to refer to the serfs of 19th century eastern Europe. The term was
I’ve been relying on Tylenol PM to get me to sleep at night. Just one. But it turns out that a lot of people are leaning on this OTC “solution” – in some cases taking as many as 5 pills
Excellent Magnum Opus from Dr. Chutkan at the recent (February 2018) World Government Summit in Dubai. For some reason her Jamaican accent seems more pronounced than I recall from other talks and interviews she’s delivered. Let’s see if we can
Stasha Gominak is a practicing neurologist in Tyler, Texas. That accent is Texan. She delivered this trail-blazing 101 on Vitamin D and sleep-related issues in 2011. All hail GiantRobot, again — and that pesky algorithm that gets so much grief.
Boroditsky delivered this talk to SAR’s membership on 18 May 2017. SAR stands for School for Advanced Research. It’s in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Boroditsky is a professor of cognitive science at UC San Diego. Giant Robot coughed up this
One of the most interesting things web 2.0 has given me is a healthy disrespect for all things pretending to be authoritative. And Wikipedia has been one of my most reliable professors. I’m not sure where the Zhang Yimou Exploit