So says Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel in a new piece for The Conversation. This brings us back to an important focus area for parents and young folks trying to pin down a smart career path that won’t be eaten up by machines in the coming 30 years. What are the tasks that really need a human touch?
That’s some long-term planning, but it’s an interesting concept that should be trialled at some point.
Great question, excellent design challenge. When we don’t have to think about a standard driving position, should we even be thinking of the car as a forward-facing environment? Lots of opportunities for clever design, and potential for new variety in economy cars versus luxury models.
Graphics card prices are getting pushed higher because of folks looking for a piece of the cryptocurrency mining action.
One room, thirteen cities. This concept — which just won a design innovation award — shows just how far people are pushing the idea of what Elon Musk’s Hyperloop could be. More than a transport loop, a system that moves entire rooms in luxurious style.
It’s not cheap (but what good camera is), but it looks like it’s focusing on something that can often be overlooked. Not just nine cameras, but 64 microphones to deliver audio that aims to be appropriately immersive for a VR environment. That’s the kind of thing that will make a big difference in a good VR experience.