• Robogamis are the real heirs of terminators and transformers

    Ask anyone what image comes to mind when you say the word ‘robot’, and there’s no doubt you’ll receive responses inspired by popular culture. For example, the liquid metal, shape-shifting T-1000 from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991); or Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots and the main character in the Transformers (2014-) films. …

  • First-Ever Wearable AI Device for Hearing Impairment – Best of Innovation CES

    credit: cover photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash   First-Ever Wearable AI Device for Hearing ImpairmentWins CES 2020 Best of Innovation Award   OrCam Hear combines lip reading with simultaneous voice source separation  OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, AI-driven innovations, will preview its breakthrough assistive technology device for hearing impairment – the wearable OrCam Hear – at the 2020 …

  • Exploring the Astronomical Universe Within Us — Reflections from a Two-Day Tour of The Impossibly Magnificent Brain and The Unfathomable Mind

    A Recap of BrainMind Summit — Stanford 2019 by: Karina Mendoza . . . “I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone, in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, 1921 “It is essential to understand our brains in some detail if we are to …

  • Hunting Unicorns with Capt. Hoff

    cover image: “The Unicorn in Captivity.”  Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr. 1937. credit: The Met Museum Public Domain    Hunting Unicorns with Capt. Hoff by:  Karina Mendoza     Steve Hoffman, founder of Founders Space, through the many years he has run his top-rated accelerator-incubator (Forbes, Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine,) has learned much about startups and …