Bloomberg has a look at the advancements in facial recognition and why the technology’s advance is so alarming to regulators, the public, and even the people developing it.
Here’s an interesting video discussing the origins of LED lights, why they are are important to the environment, and how blue LEDs made a massive impact on the world.
Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google Alphabet, is selling the laser-mapping sensors used on its driverless vehicles to other companies.
In the video below, Waymo CEO Tekedra Mawakana discusses the move with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Here’s an interesting look at how autonomous vehicles will change that last mile of logistics in this interview with Aurora CEO Chris Urmson.
In this ground-breaking episode of Bloomberg’s “Hello World,” the story of AI’s rise is told in detail, as journalist Ashlee Vance heads to the unexpected birthplace of the technology, Canada.
The Arcimoto is a three-wheeled, all-electric vehicle that is small, fast and incredibly fun to drive. The grand vision behind the Arcimoto is that people will use it for most of their day-to-day driving instead of relying on their bulky, gas guzzling cars.
In this video, Ashlee Vance heads to the Arcimoto’s birthplace in Eugene, Oregon to take the vehicle out for a spin and to hear the saga of its creation. Also, props for the “Portlandia” style intro to the video.
In part three of the documentary series Hello World Shenzhen [Part 1 | Part 2], Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads out into a city where you can’t use cash or credit cards, only your smartphone, where AI facial-recognition software instantly spots and tickets jaywalkers, and where at least one factory barely needs people.
This is the society that China’s government and leading tech companies are racing to make a reality, with little time to question which advancements are net positives for the rest of us.
Here’s an interesting look at the rising tech scene in New Zealand. This video is almost three years old. In future posts, I’ll check out where the companies and technology companies are in 2019.
Bloomberg takes a closer look at “the Silicon Valley of China,” Shenzhen, in this interesting video. It’s hard to believe that just 40 years ago, it was a sleepy fishing village near the Hong Kong border.
This 36.5 million dollar property has just been sliced into digital shares, and you could own a piece of it via blockchain. Could this be the future of real estate?