Tag: Robotics

Beware the Boffins – MechaShiva Rides MechaGanesh (Vlog)

The Atlantic gives us the skinny on some DARPA shenanigans. Shenanigans like so: During the Vietnam War, DARPA tried to build a Cybernetic Anthropomorphous Machine, a jungle vehicle that officials called a “mechanical elephant.” MechaGanesh… to be ridden by…. “Let’s say I gave you… Continue Reading “Beware the Boffins – MechaShiva Rides MechaGanesh (Vlog)”

The Robots Are Here (Vlog)

Automation is a hot topic these days. There are lots of ramifications. Whether they be economic, social, or psychological the domain in which they lie is well suited to philosophical exploration. In this super breif video I go over some recent developments that depending… Continue Reading “The Robots Are Here (Vlog)”

The Future – The Seven Pillars of Dawn

In the future….   1) Number crunching and decision making will be done via algorithm. Algorithms don’t require bonuses. CEO’s will become Baristas. 2) The most hipstery Baristas will use the power of snark to become managers and tell the CEO to get the… Continue Reading “The Future – The Seven Pillars of Dawn”