This week has seen a proliferation of news about AI ethics.
I like to ponder about the next big thing. At the same time, I marvel about what has come to pass, such as the personal computer, the internet and smartphones. AI seems poised to be that next big thing if it isn’t already so.
New innovations promise to make everyday life easier. But how do we know when the costs outweigh the benefits?
A look at the larger context in which we should consider the current optimism about U.S. manufacturing.
Clarion brought its pilot program for autonomous parking to CES
Another mass shooting this morning, breaking a new record for number of casualties in the U.S. As a technology writer, I’m inclined to ask: Can technology do anything to combat terrorism?
Researchers are developing smarter chatbots every day. Is this a great development, or the start of computers taking over society?
An average guy's thoughts on biometric screenings in the workplace.
A study found that millennials are more likely to spy on their partner's digital correspondence. But is this spying due to a greater lack of trust than previous generations or just the way they grew up?
Using Apple’s ARKit, a developer made an app to enter the iconic music video
An internet-connected TV sounds irresistible, right? Thank you, no. I do not want a connected TV.
Could the rise in artificial intelligence in law firms lead to a reduction of human lawyers?
A few thoughts on how you might go about proving that the planet Earth is, in fact, round.
Three main reasons why drones have yet to capture consumers’ attention.
My two cents on what makes the Mac worth every penny.
A recent college grad's take on this so-called social media addiction epidemic.
A look into the mind of a nine and five-year-old girl’s journey toward creation
True engineering lies not in knowing the answer, but in discovering how to find it.
“The tension between creativity and skepticism has produced the stunning unexpected findings of science.”—Carl Sagan
Amid the buzz around celebrating the 50th anniversary of CES, it seems fitting to explore some of the progress the show has overseen during its 50-year tenure.
The 45th SIGGRAPH Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will present latest research, newest technologies and best ideas. Target audience communities include Product & Animation; Research & Education; Arts & Design; Gaming & Interactive; and New Technologies. Sponsored by ACMSIGGRAPH.
Billing itself as a conference with the most comprehensive education program for professionals in the advanced battery industry, this three-day event offers sessions in battery technology; hybrid and electric vehicle (H/EV) technology; and critical power. There is also a free showcase with more than 600 cutting-edge suppliers represented, and an Open Tech Forum to share promising battery and H/EV technologies yet to hit the market. Takes place at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.
A one-day expo held each year in New York, Los Angeles and London designed to connect startups with the resources they need to grow.
Focusing on multiphysics simulation and its applications, the COMSOL Conference 2018 is held in several destinations worldwide; in the U.S., it will be held in Boston from Oct. 3-5.
The conference brings together people in the simulation community around the world to discuss and exchange best practices for mathematical modeling and numerical simulation. The event features parallel sessions on structural mechanics, acoustics, electromagnetics, fluid flow, heat transfer and chemical reactions. Highlights include:
The COMSOL Conference 2018 will also be held on the following dates in these locations:
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