Archive | October, 2016

Can Blockchain Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Earlier this week French officials announced that they would begin clearing out “The Jungle,” a refugee camp near the port city of Calais. More than 6,000 refugees ranging from Eritrea to South Sudan are set to be dispersed around France, many of these refugees are without proofs of citizenship and legally speaking they do not […]

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Automated Vehicles: Questionable Ethics

Ethics is hardly, if ever, the starting point of a conversation about automated vehicles. The truth is that in the world of automated vehicles ethics can be something that is often overlooked or forgotten about entirely, seemingly taking a backseat in discussion. In this blog post however I hope to rectify this immediately because after […]

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Fast Delivery…Even Faster

Imagine ordering an item online, and having it delivered within the hour. Sounds impossible right? Well for British luxury etailer Matchesfashion.com it’s not so impossible. During the Women’s Wear Daily Global Fashion Forum in Beijing, CEO Ulric Jerome stated that in the next 18 months one-hour delivery will be the norm in big cities. In […]

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Loss of Human Touch

On one hand we need to look at how close virtual reality (VR) can come to being the same as the physical world or an authentic experience. And on the other hand we need to look at the ways that VR can enhance the human touch, like the visualizations of an architect or the experiences […]

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Automated Vehicles: Here & Now

Science fiction has always been an extremely popular genre whether in movies, in television, or in novels. Indeed, it is a fascination fueled by the innate imagination inside of every human being – the ability to dream endlessly about what the future may hold. However, as many sci-fi fans may tell you such fantasies usually stay […]

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Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain in Real Estate

With blockchains most prevalent and well known application being bitcoin, it is often initially associated with rocking the finance industry. But it is underestimated exactly how many other markets are being disrupted by this encrypted ledger and Real estate is one on the high end of this disruption with agencies and systems already taking place […]

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VR Effects on Education

Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to revolutionize industries like healthcare and entertainment, but a little known disruptive possibility for VR is in the education industry. VR is the type of technology that allows for a unique experience that can only be rivaled, if at all, by the same experience in the physical world. The […]

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The Future of AI

Everyone wonders about what Artificial Intelligence will bring and how it will impact us in the future. According to an article by Max Tegmark, the AI today is only narrow or weak AI which “is designed to perform a narrow task” but the AI in the future will be general AI or AGI (strong AI) […]

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No Automated Answers

Automated vehicles, like most up and coming technologies, are extremely exciting to some people but unsurprisingly terrifying to others. There exist a great many people who cannot wait to see increases in productivity or inefficiency the likes of which we’ve never seen before that is currently being heralded by the coming of automated vehicles. As […]

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