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The End of Software 1
Posted Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Will Programming Become Obsolete? by Kevin Morris, Electronic Engineering Journal Tell a crowd of nerds that software is coming to an end, and you’ll get laughed out of the bar. The very notion that the amount of software and software development in the world will do anything besides continue on an exponential growth curve…

Boy unearths treasure of the Danish king Bluetooth 2
Posted Monday, Apr 16, 2018 by Jeff Safire

A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a significant trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald “Bluetooth” who brought Christianity to Denmark.

Here’s how the US needs to prepare for the age of artificial intelligence 3
Posted Friday, Apr 6, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Government indifference toward AI could let the US lose ground to rival countries. But what would a good AI plan actually look like? By Will Knight, MIT Technology Review Politicians worldwide are stealing one of the US government’s best ideas by drawing up ambitious plans to make the most of advances in artificial intelligence.…

FedEx chasing Amazon in robotic fulfillment game 4
Posted Monday, Mar 19, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Machines in one FedEx facility are directly replacing human roles but there are no pink slips, yet. The news: The New York Times says the firm is using five autonomous “tuggers” to move large, oddly shaped items around a freight depot in North Carolina. What they do: The tugs are akin to autonomous cars…

5G is in Danger of Being Oversold 5
Posted Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Just like graphene or Elon Musk’s startups, 5G has become a technology savior. Proponents tout the poorly defined wireless technology as the path to virtual reality, telemedicine, and self-⁠driving cars.

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