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Next: Will Artificial Intelligence Have Civil Rights?

David Staley David Staley Next: Will Artificial Intelligence Have Civil Rights?

I have written before about the Luddites and how autonomous intelligence might unleash a neo-Luddite movement. It would appear that day may have indeed arrived. There are reports from Arizona that autonomous vehicles are being vandalized. Since 2017, there have been almost two dozen acts of sabotage against driverless vehicles operated by Waymo in the […]

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Maker Hour of Code Event

  Maker Hour of Code Event

Maker Hour of Code is for ages 4-104. Bring the whole family, neighbor kids or friends! Maker Hour of Code is part of a larger international celebration called Hour of Code that takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of computing […]

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CMC: Cybersecurity Up Close and Personal

  CMC: Cybersecurity Up Close and Personal

Cybersecurity – hacking, privacy concerns, data ransoming – is in the news so often now it’s almost a cliché. While it might seem far away from the average user (or company), there are constant, ever-evolving threats which have the potential to affect everyone. What if your accounts are hacked and your information stolen? What if […]

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The “Pro-Cycle” of Video Game Consoles

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher The “Pro-Cycle” of Video Game Consoles

With the announcement of the “Nintendo Switch” we now have three new video game consoles coming out in the next year. This puts us into an interesting time that has never before been seen in Video Game Consoles, what I like to call the “Pro-Cycle,” a period of time where we are getting .5 versions […]

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NEXT: Will Supercomputers Ever Deliver TED Talks?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Will Supercomputers Ever Deliver TED Talks?

If you haven’t seen Ken Jennings’s 2013 TEDxSeattleU talk, you owe it to yourself to watch. Jennings, you’ll remember, was the undisputed champion of Jeopardy, until he and Brad Rutter were roundly defeated by Watson, the massively parallel processing computer developed by IBM. Even more impressive than the way Deep Blue — another of IBM’s […]

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Apple to Open New Retail Store at Polaris

Walker Evans Walker Evans Apple to Open New Retail Store at Polaris

According to an article in Business First (“Apple opening Polaris store“), Columbus will be getting its second Apple retail store at the Polaris Fashion Place Mall. You won’t have to wait long to get your fix of new iPhone and Macbooks either, as the new store is scheduled to open on Saturday. Anyone planning on […]

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Public Computer Lab Opens in University District

 rkovo715 Public Computer Lab Opens in University District

The University Area Enrichment Association (UAEA) in cooperation with FreeGeek Columbus are working together to help bridge the technology gap in the campus area. UAEA and FreeGeek have opened a community computer lab at Summit on 16th Church to serve the surrounding community with an emphasis on low-income adult residents and elementary through high school […]

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