To boldly go…

Is it worth the cost to continue sending humans into space when technology is advancing rapidly in robotics and unmanned “flight?”  Robin McKie, writing for The Observer, presents an argument for the less popular automated future (2014).   By centering the debate firmly around cost, the debate is framed as a return on investment in scientific… Continue reading To boldly go…

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Infrastructure may be the key…

On March 15, 2017, Mr. Marco Cava wrote for the USA Today about the cloudy future of autonomous cars.  Capturing the concerns, Mr. Cava wrote, “While there remains a general feeling of technological inevitability about self-driving vehicles, industry experts remain concerned about the shift’s looming logistical, legal and social ramifications.”  Indeed, there is an inevitability… Continue reading Infrastructure may be the key…