Imagine following case: A self-driving car with one occupant drives down a small one-way-road in the city and out of the nowhere a child crosses the street. There is not enough time to brake and there is no space to avoid a crash by steering. The only two possibilites the car has is either to hit the child or to evade and hit the wall. To make the dilemma even harder assume that both decisions lead to the certain death of either the child or the passenger. Which decision would you make? Which one is ethically correct? Is any of both?Read More »
Seems the Vokswagen scandal also had something good to it: Alternative transportation technologies are gaining more and more momentum over last few months and years. In this article I will present some of possible transport mediums of the future by showcasing my favourite ones.Read More »
Ok, you have seen some videos of robots climbing walls or running at 29mph in the past but this is somewhat different. What it shows is the newest generation of humanoid robots developed by an american Company named Boston Dynamics, owned by Google. I can assure you it will at least impress if not scare you what the guys over at Boston have built over the last few months. But judge yourself; oh, and in case you didn’t know, RiSE and Cheetah were both developed by the exact same company.
If you are like me and always missed an advanced search for Facebook you’ll probably enjoy the Facebook Search Tool. It offers lots of criteria that you can use to find people e.g. hometown, birth year or workplace. You don’t even need a Facebook account to find the poeple you’re searching for. The only tradeoff is that the tool can only find publicly shared information.