2014: The Bot Bits

Good things, mostly robotic. (ETA: I…just noticed I got the date wrong on the title card. I had it right in the filename, though. Go figure.) The Creators Project’s 2014 robotic retrospective More on Kilobots, and Transmetropolitan, my favorite comic of a future city and the journalist determined to either protect it or blow it […]

Processing Power: Improving Our AI Friends

Popular Science just ran an article about the next generation of virtual assistants, such as Siri and Cortana. The idea is that, going forward, virtual assistants might become more useful if they exchange portability for power. Instead of living in our smart phones and tablets, they could live in desktop computers. What does this mean […]