iRobot Corporation, makers of the Roomba Robot Vacuum, learned that one of its units, called a PackBot, was “destroyed in action” in Iraq. Between 50 and 100 PackBots are now being used in Iraq and Afghanistan for battlefield reconnaissance, search-and-destroy missions of explosives and ordnance disposal.
The Breadwinner (2017)2018/08/14
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that makes the flowers grow; not thunder.” The Breadwinner (2017) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt3901826/Directed by Nora Twomey. With Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus, Laara Sadiq. In 2001, Afghanistan is under the control of the Taliban. When her father is captured, a determined young girl disguises herself as […]
Google goes for the wow at I/O, but what about privacy?2018/05/13
“We tell Facebook all about ourselves, but Google knows the real us,” says Brian Solis, an analyst at the Altimeter Group. “That’s why it’s so incredible — and also so dangerous at the same time.” Google goes for the wow at I/O, but what about privacy? – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/google-goes-for-the-wow-at-io-2018-but-what-about-privacy-ai-virtual-assistant/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The search giant was mostly mum about privacy […]
The Looming Tower – TV Mini-Series (2018)2018/04/19
“The signs of a hypocrite are three: whenever he speaks, he tells a lie; whenever he promises, he breaks his promise; and whenever he is entrusted, he betrays that trust.” The Looming Tower (TV Mini-Series 2018) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt6474236/Created by Dan Futterman, Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright. With Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Wrenn Schmidt, Bill Camp. A […]