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How a driverless car sees the road

I found this TED talk on self driving cars interesting, particularly the time frame mentioned at the end that Google is aiming for.  If it comes to fruition, it could revolutionize travel by the 2020s. Personally, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Jim Holt: Why does the universe exist?

I did a post a few weeks ago explaining why I’m not much of a fan of the “Why is there something rather than nothing?” question.  So, when this TED talk popped up later, I resisted watching it, thinking it would … Continue reading

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TED and unrealistic expectations

Benjamin Bratton’s TED talk appears to be getting a lot of attention: The Guardian also has a transcript. It seems to me that Bratton’s talk can be summarized as, you’re all not thinking hard enough, not making real impacts, and … Continue reading

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