Cuba’s Internet is More Powerful Than You’d Think
Officially, the internet in Cuba is useless. But a team of data traffickers use USB sticks and hard drives to transport music, movies, and software between Miami and Havana. They get access to content just a few days after it is released in the US. It’s all quite an impressive workaround.
Tesla Autopilot Predicts Crash Seconds Before It Happens
If you’re not convinced of a driverless future yet, watch this Tesla avoid a multicar collision in the Netherlands.
Redesigning the Traffic Light
Speaking of safer traffic, what if traffic lights in the US included countdown timers? These are already present in some other places in the world.
Voice Recognition in an Elevator in Scotland
Voice recognition is improving by leaps and bounds, but maybe an elevator in Scotland isn’t the best place for it yet.
Casio DG-20: It Came From the Future
Echo Dot was Amazon’s 2016 Best-Seller
The Echo and Echo Dot were the best-selling products on Amazon this year, and the Dot was the top-selling item during the holiday season. The demand was so high that the company had trouble keeping stock. With millions of Alexa-powered devices now in people’s homes, it’s inevitable that this technology will shape our lives in a big way very soon.
83% of US Primary Household Shoppers Used Amazon This Year
A WSJ article pointed out that 17% of US primary households never shop on Amazon, but I think the big news is that 83% did use the site this year.