Autonomous Vehicles: Convenience or All-time Thief of Fun?

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are in the news a lot lately. From Tesla’s Autopilot to Uber’s driverless cars, we’re really starting to see an upswing in the credibility of this tech. I can see how this technology would greatly benefit the trucking industry—if not necessarily truckers. And, I can definitely get behind Uber’s use of the … Continue reading Autonomous Vehicles: Convenience or All-time Thief of Fun?

Your Perfectly Personalized Avatar

Hello there! I’ve been meaning to bring you some fun new something or other, but my time and attention have been elsewhere. Also, I couldn’t really decide what I wanted to bring to your attention. Then, I came across Body Labs. According to its website, the Manhattan-based company was founded in 2013 with the goal … Continue reading Your Perfectly Personalized Avatar

Home Healthcare just got a Little More Exciting

Look at us! All together again, chatting about things and stuff. Well, one-way chatting. Which is actually less chatting than—What? Oh, ok. Dave says I’m rambling. Today, we’re going to talk about Star Trek—sort of. We’re going to talk about a piece of tech on Star Trek called the Tricorder. You do remember the Tricorder, … Continue reading Home Healthcare just got a Little More Exciting

Improving Quality of Life

I’ve previously written a couple of blog posts on tech advancements aimed at aiding movement inhibited individuals. This is another one of those, focused singularly on Brain-Machine Interface (BMI, also called Brain-Computer Interface, BCI), which we’ve touched on before.

The Skywalker Hand is Coming

As I was traipsing about the wide and wild world of the interwbs in search of awesome stuff, I stumbled—soberly—across this little nugget. If you don’t feel like going to the original article, then shame on you, but I’ll give you a bit of info on it before we get stared anyway. Take a big … Continue reading The Skywalker Hand is Coming

Advancements and Mobility in Robotics

We’ve all heard stories or seen movies or TV shows about the government making super-soldiers with the use of genetic splicing or enhancement drugs or exoskeletons. It’s a subject both troubling—ethical and moral implications aside—and mesmerizing. Who wouldn’t want to be super-strong or super-fast or have enhanced senses? Well, guess what? No, not that. Probably … Continue reading Advancements and Mobility in Robotics