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Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #17

December 7, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – Fun marketing Though it was plugged in. Maybe some day! – Another […]

How personal trainers are doing in regards to automation

November 7, 2016

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A couple years ago I wrote a piece on dementia using artificial intelligence as a jumping point. I alluded to AI taking jobs, what’s commonly referred to as job automation. One way I framed this was artificial intelligence, or machines, can do a lot of things. Things we often consider very hard. You might have […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #14

June 8, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – Uhh, does Jeff Bezos read this site??? In Changing our energy […]

Where AlphaGo and Boston Dynamics are still falling short (putting Lee Sedol’s loss in a different context)

April 4, 2016

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Two big things in the world of artificial intelligence have happened recently. This: – And AlphaGo, a computer program, beat Lee Sedol in the game of Go. The accomplishment of the robot is likely obvious. With Go, it’s like when IBM had a computer beat a top rated human chess player. Except Go has way, […]

If it’s less metabolically costly, it’s probably a business opportunity…is that a problem?

June 1, 2015

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This is Part One of a three part series on technology and health, with a focus on fitness. Part One will look at a general effect of technological progress on the body. Part Two will look more at the value and costs when technology is implemented into health / fitness. Part Three will be the most specific, dealing with social […]

Worried about dementia? Stop thinking and start moving

February 6, 2014

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I’ve been unusually interested in artificial intelligence lately. To where I’m freaking out some of the people I’m regularly around. A lot of my interest stems from wondering what are the limits of AI? Whose jobs will it replace? Is there any job it one day won’t be able to take? While watching the Super […]