Monthly Archives: December 2011

Engineering The Mind

As I woke up today, I found myself wondering what it is that drives my near obsession with understanding the human mind.  By far it’s the subject I’m most interested in.  I have bookshelves of textbooks on neuroscience, cognitive science, … Continue reading

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Chasing Yourself

The past week I’ve been reading Brian Greene’s new book called The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes And The Deep Laws Of The Cosmos.   It’s very late and I’m extremely tired, so I’m not going to write a long post … Continue reading

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Artificial Spatial Cognition

There’s a reason I fell in love with computer programming at such a young age.  Watching a robot drive around the room, building a 3D model of its environment, understanding its position within that space, and properly avoiding the walls … Continue reading

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Robotic Chefs

It won’t be all that long before robots like Asimo here will be in restaurants across the country cooking your food, taking your order, waiting on your table, and washing your dirty dishes.  It’ll leave a lot of people unemployed, … Continue reading

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Continuing A Great Man’s Quest

Just the other day I posted a video where researchers in machine vision took a digital film of them roaming about a college campus and extracted a 3D model of the entire campus from the film images alone.  Depth information … Continue reading

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