Long before texting and email were the go-to for instant communication, Princess Leia was sending holograms like it was no big deal. The hologram message she sent to Obi-Wan of course set in motion a rather large chain of events resulting in one of the most popular film franchises of all time. (read more)
The best thing about booleans is that even if you’re wrong, you’re only off by a bit.
In this documentary, Nigel Latta looks at the social and psychological effects technology may be having on teenagers.
Here are some people who have drastically changed their life using the internet. (article)
Please spend a few seconds, fill out this survey and give some of our year 13 students your opinion on the littering problem at Nayland College.
This is a design outcome that uses embedded intelligent systems. Year 13s?
“Two years ago, we saw an opportunity that was more than just building drones or new cameras,” MQ said in an interview. “What we saw was a unique opportunity to embed AI in compact devices. I personally like to call it embedded AI. Through my grad studies at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon, it was all done on big data centers. What I’ve seen over the past few years is smartphones have not only significantly driven down the cost of components but we’re also seeing huge improvements. We can adopt top-of-the-line smartphones chips to run a lot of these computer vision algorithms.” – Meng Qiu “MQ” Wang (creator)
What happens to computers when they get chucked out? Forward this video to 9min 44sec to find out.
The whole video is worth watching though.
Wow. I didn’t see this coming.