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Voice AI: It’s on

Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home
Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home

Move over, Siri. Amazon and Google are killing it with developments around voice and AI. Your digital assistant is about to get much more powerful.

Cool Stuff

Spinzall

The first centrifuge for the kitchen and bar. Clarify juices, make herb oils, concentrate purees, and more. By Dave Arnold, host of the excellent podcast Cooking Issues, founder of the Museum of Food and Drink, and author of Liquid Intelligence.

AWS Snowmobile

AWS Snowmobile
AWS Snowmobile. Image: Amazon

Have billions of gigabytes you need to move to the cloud? Can’t wait decades (literally) to upload it all? Amazon’s got your back. They’ll bring a truck to your datacenter, copy your exabytes, and dump the data on their own servers.

What Autopilot Sees

Don’t believe self-driving cars are the future? Watch this video of Tesla’s Autopilot in action. The panes on the right side highlight objects identified by the vehicle’s sensors.

Statistically Significant

Lighting Energy Use in 2035. Source: DOE
Lighting Energy Use in 2035. Source: DOE

According to the Department of Energy, U.S. lighting energy use will be 75% lower in 2035 than it would have been if LEDs were not popularized.

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