Want a Virtual Pet? Meet Moflin…

This past week has seen lots of innovations coming out of the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show. One of those is Moflin, an AI pet robot with "emotional capabilities", that looks like a fluffy gray guinea pig, with black beady eyes and soft fur. Here’s a short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irJ1pwVng5U Created by Vanguard Industries, the robot uses … Continue reading Want a Virtual Pet? Meet Moflin…

Best Stories from the Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition

Welcome to another edition of the occasional post highlighting the best stories of the weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal. The Right Way to Choose a College Denise Pope, co-founder of Challenge Success, a research and advocacy group at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, conducted an extensive review of the academic literature on whether the brand name … Continue reading Best Stories from the Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition

What Jobs Will Survive the Artificial Intelligence Revolution?

This past week I read a couple of articles that talked about the potential impact of robotics and artificial intelligence on the future of work, and the articles noted that some jobs would likely be safe from being replaced by a robot. So I decided to look a bit more into it, and see if … Continue reading What Jobs Will Survive the Artificial Intelligence Revolution?