News- Google Nests, Flair for FLIR, Watson Branches Out, Facial Recog App, Asimov Predicts 2014
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Digeratti Allan Lundell in Asimov, FLIR, Google Nest, News, Watson, facial recognition

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Google buys home automation company Nest for $3.2 billion?  Hmmm…robots, voice recognition, home clouds, AI..where could this be going?  

Then there is the FLIR tech for your iPhone, capable of showing us the heat signature of everything around us. How useful is that?  FLIR is hoping that it’s $349 price tag is worth every penny..everyone from plumbers to rodent hunters to ghostbusters just might agree..

We also have a Consumer Electronic Show roundup of augmented and virtual technologies, thanks to Greg Panos, who was on the scene.

And this year, 2014, is 50 years since the famous scientist and scifi writer Issac Asimov predicted the future at the New York World’s Fair of 1964.  We discuss some of his predictions. We particularly like the long-lasting batteries that run on radioactive isotopes..not..still, others were more accurate.

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