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China Has Deployed A Brand New...

…AnBot—a black and white, 149 centimeters (59 in) tall, 78-kilogram (172-pound) security robot that looks like a more efficient R2D2, and a less threatening Dalek—is now patrolling a railway station in China. …the machine can aid commuters in the...

Our Computers Are Learning How...

…researchers from Microsoft and the University of Cambridge are bringing us closer to self-coding AI with a system they call DeepCoder. DeepCoder is a machine learning system that can write its own code. It does this using a technique called program...

Sean Spicer Phony Phone Frenzy...

Seems many “news” stories since yesterday are “reporting” some kind of crazy meeting in the White House. Allegedly White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer conducted a “search” of phones and other electronic devices looking for...

Has there ever been a bigfoot ...

I’m asking because there’s one happening in SF March 10 through March 12, and I’m trying to figure out whether this has ever happened before, in or around SF? I know we’ve had things like UFO conventions in places like San Jose and San...

the celestial event

Everything we do is subjective. There is no way that we can become an all encompassing consciousness and know all truths. So we describe things from a subjective perspective with very small understanding of the universe as a whole. This makes it hard for both the...

COLUMN: Occupy BGH

Any reference to an “occupy” movement brings images of large and loud crowds, anger and angst, and tents and tension from the average citizen. There is an occupy movement...

So You Wanna Be a Socialist? I...

A few weeks ago, tenants’ rights activist Jon Grant announced that he’s running for City Council this fall as a Democratic Socialist. Although he is not, technically speaking, a member of any political party — the affiliation is more a kind of “shorthand to...
recent from Blog China Has Deployed A Brand New "RoboCop"
…AnBot—a black and white, 149 centimeters (59 in) tall, 78-kilogram (172-pound) security robot that looks like a more efficient R2D2, and a less threatening Dalek—is now patrolling a railway station in China. …the machine can aid commuters in the station, respond to questions, scan, as...
recent from Featured China Has Deployed A Brand New "RoboCop"
…AnBot—a black and white, 149 centimeters (59 in) tall, 78-kilogram (172-pound) security robot that looks like a more efficient R2D2, and a less threatening Dalek—is now patrolling a railway station in China. …the machine can aid commuters in the station, respond to questions, scan, as...
recent from Blog China Has Deployed A Brand New "RoboCop"
…AnBot—a black and white, 149 centimeters (59 in) tall, 78-kilogram (172-pound) security robot that looks like a more efficient R2D2, and a less threatening Dalek—is now patrolling a railway station in China. …the machine can aid commuters in the station, respond to questions, scan, as...
recent from Portfolio China Has Deployed A Brand New "RoboCop"
…AnBot—a black and white, 149 centimeters (59 in) tall, 78-kilogram (172-pound) security robot that looks like a more efficient R2D2, and a less threatening Dalek—is now patrolling a railway station in China. …the machine can aid commuters in the station, respond to questions, scan, as...