Category: Week5

Artificial Confucius Intelligence.

by on August 14, 2018 10:45 pm
Let’s consider for a moment the liberal international order and for a moment western liberal democracy (WLD). WLD has undergone a few ‘ali’ like punches in the form of globalization and the oncoming flood of the 4th industrial revolution. A collectivist mentality to those left of center and interconnectedness as a result of the smartphone… Read more Artificial Confucius Intelligence.

Something controversial

by on August 10, 2018 8:03 pm
With the recent news of Tesla considering going private in order to curve speculator concerns,  luxury semi-autonomous electrical vehicles are in question.  Is it because the technology is not solid enough to attract customer demand?  Or because customers are not comfortable giving up the ease of access for gasoline engines ?  Or because suppliers are… Read more Something controversial

IoT and AgTech

by on August 4, 2018 10:41 am
How IoT applies to Agriculture? What are the benefits of using IoT in agriculture? We heard from Milo Wener, our class 4 speaker, about IoT application for solar Battery power Systems for the 500m people Living off the grid in Africa. Similarly, new technology applications in agriculture are becoming much more needed, much more so… Read more IoT and AgTech

Where Eagles Dare

by on August 3, 2018 3:32 pm
Automation is starting to impact more and more fields of expertise were humans were considered to be essential: driving cars, working in a factory, serving food and, lately, the art of killing one another. As the era of mass warfare came to an end, the population of western countries became increasingly unsupportive with the idea… Read more Where Eagles Dare

What's cooking? IoT in the Kitchen

by on August 3, 2018 2:57 pm
WHAT IS IoT According to Forbes, IoT is basically “connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet and/or to each other” [1] You can literally connect all the devices in your house, from cellphones, lights, coffee makers, baby monitors, TVs, toothbrushes (but why though?), computers, and even your beds. However, as… Read more What's cooking? IoT in the Kitchen

Technology's Hierarchy of Needs

by on August 3, 2018 2:56 pm
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs attempts to distill the psycho-physiological necessities for human beings into five interdependent layers. As one moves up the tiers, each is more laborious to attain than the last with self-actualization at the pinnacle. Moving down, each tier becomes more vital to existence with air, water, and food as the base. These… Read more Technology's Hierarchy of Needs

Corrective to Preventive to Predictive Maintenance & Technology

by on August 3, 2018 2:19 pm
Corrective to Preventive to Predictive Maintenance & Technology It used to be that things break and people would have them fixed. If your car stopped working, you would have it towed and then a mechanic would assess it, get the spare parts and rebuild it at a premium. Then, we started getting into the visual… Read more Corrective to Preventive to Predictive Maintenance & Technology

IoT: The good and the bad

by on August 3, 2018 12:07 pm
The internet of things , better known as iot, is a phenomenon that is set to change the world. The internet of things refers to the network of various items embedded with unique identifiers (UID) allowing these things to exchange and transfer data. The items in question can refer to any physical device, mechanical and… Read more IoT: The good and the bad


by on August 3, 2018 11:57 am
BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) IoT is still at the “Peak of Inflated Expectations”, and marching full speed ahead The “Security of Things”, however, will be an afterthought, again “The Venturesome Economy” If I had told you in the early 1990s that an emerging technology was going to be the next best thing since sliced… Read more IOT: A TALE OF OPPORTUNITY AND RISK

Integrating a Framework for Human-Centered AI

by on August 3, 2018 11:57 am
Shaping a Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Framework Artificial Intelligence is now deeply intertwined with how we interact with information technology, the government, and one another. Tech companies face a crisis of trust in misusing their data and technology capable of unprecedented surveillance and absolute censorship, requiring a delicate balance between regulation and freedom of expression in… Read more Integrating a Framework for Human-Centered AI