There's a smell of robot sex in the autumn air -- the smell of WD-40 and brow sweat. Is it only a matter of time before an AI housed in humanoid armature will become sexually attractive to humans?
It used to be the case folks thought laptops would become more and more like tablets. Now, though, Microsoft, Apple and Google seem to be betting on the opposite future.
Last week the Internet lost its shit over Peeple. And, last week Peeple was, according to the two Calgary-based women who came up with idea, a "Yelp for people." That all changed over the weekend.
Rose Marie Whalley interviews Communications Professor Kim Sawchuk, researching aging and mobile technology, about ways to bridge the age divide in communities.
Isn't it time that we come to understand smartphones and their use in social situations as a part of the social fabric, not a tear in it?
Selfies capture an odd behaviour -- having a camera in hand and using it as a mirror, not a window on the world. Treating it, as it were, as "an eye for an I."
Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
When I was 15 I couldn't imagine owning a computer. Teens today have no idea what's about to happen to them.
Humans are dreadful drivers. That's why companies like Google, Ford and Uber want cars to drive themselves. So, are autonomous autos inevitable?
The transmitted haptic sensations available in the upcoming Apple Watch bring, literally, high touch to high tech. And they open the door to some fascinating futures.