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Clustering Devices in an Internet of Things (‘IoT’)

I used to make pomegranate juice for Emily. Ah, she loved pomegranate juice. It is a great fruit; it is a fun fruit. However, to Emily, it was the fruit of her nightmares. You see, the thing about Emily is that she also had trypophobia–a fear of clusters of holes. She never actually cut open… Read more »

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Robot Skips Med School and Becomes Top Surgeon

Inventors Gregory Hager and Nicolas Padoy discovered an artificial way to get robots and their operators to collaborate by changing their mode of interaction. This has to be the greatest collaboration since eggs met bacon. They called their apparatus the Human Machine Collaborative (HMC) system. How  Does the HMC System Work? Robotic systems can perform… Read more »

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Virtual Cyborgs and Machine Relationships

When I was in high school I attended a philosophy seminar. In that seminar we spoke about many things and one topic I still remember is about humans slowly becoming cyborgs–part human and part machine. It starts with little things: a pair of glasses, a watch, a bluetooth headset. Then it slowly evolves to other… Read more »