Tag: Innovation


4 Ways To Use Artificial Intelligence

Source: Stefan Leijon / Flickr Creative Commons.

Source: Stefan Leijon / Flickr Creative Commons.

The field of artificial intelligence got its start at a conference at Dartmouth in 1956. Optimism ran high and it was believed that machines would be able to do the work of humans within 20 years. Alas, it was not to be. By the 1970’s, funding dried up and the technology entered the period known as the AI winter. Much has changed since then. What can we expect in the years to come?

Source: 4 Ways Every Business Needs To Use Artificial Intelligence | Digital Tonto

Live in a Shipping Container

Ours is an era in which people are willing to pay good money to live in ever-tinier tiny houses, modular prefab units and glorified campers, but it’s rare to see any of those trends wed seamlessly with an old-school home.

Source: Live in a Shipping Container Home | InsideHook

Breaking Bread is a Wonderful Thing

This was an extraordinary episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. I like to imagine that if my father and I had more time, we too would be eating Bun Cha in Hanoi – talking about his time in Vietnam during the war and how peace with your former enemy is a wonderful thing.

Source: Hanoi – Parts Unknown | Medium

Facing Your Fears with Virtual Reality

Fear isn’t always such a bad thing. It is, after all, a self-preservation response programmed into our DNA that can be useful in keeping us out of harm’s way.When that fear is constant and irrational, however, it can become a crippling problem, and one that a whole lot of us struggle with every day. Nearly 25 million Americans report having the fear of flying phobia, and almost nine percent of the adult population in the US have at least one extreme specific fear.

Source: Facing your fears with Virtual Reality | The Next Web

The Region Where The Most Creative Americans Live

The North-South Creative Divide_2014The “creative class,” a term coined by urbanist author Richard Florida, describes a vast group of American workers who implement some amount of ingenuity into their everyday tasks. Whether that’s coming up with brand new ideas or rethinking outdated ones, professions in the arts—and less obvious ones like science and technology—all draw upon creative thinking to evolve and thrive.

Source: The Region Where The Most Creative Americans Live Might Surprise You | GOOD