Autonomous Boats By 2020

My twitter feed was abuzz this week with news of a Russian spy boat miles off the coast of Connecticut’s US Naval Submarine Base in Groton. This would’ve been a good time to test the Navy’s newest weapon – the Sea Hunter – an autonomous marine defense system (shown below). The concept of an encounter between autonomous and manual vessels waging battle is a … Read More

Big Brother (or Sister) Is Always Listening

Alexa had a good show. She was everywhere at CES with 35 new embedded product introductions, from cars to refrigerators to robots to vacuum cleaners. Google Home chose the more luxurious path by partnering with Mercedes and Sony. While consumers love talking to their devices, no one has ever asked Alexa if she enjoys … Read More