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Tag : Technology

We Do Love Our Noise

This is a screenshot of the middle of Texas, with Dallas-Fort Worth at the top, San Antonio at lower left, and Houston at lower right. My city barely shows up at this level of zoom. (Click image to see full-size screenshot.) So there’s a noise map now, if you need a temporary-but-fun diversion from other[…]

New Science Survey [Closed]

Categories: Personal
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Published on: 2016.12.03

After the relative success of my previous survey, I’ve made another one. This one looks at your views on science and its effects on our lives. It’s only six questions, so it shouldn’t take more than a minute of your time. I will leave the form open for a full week (through Dec. 9), since[…]

Why The Fear Of Driverless Cars?

Categories: InTheNews, Technology
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Published on: 2014.08.08

Often traffic congestion is caused by human error (Copyright © 2014 by Wil C. Fry.) I’ve been to this rodeo before: news media announces a new technology or a new application of an existing technology, and immediate response from populace (and sometimes from the media itself) is “FEAR IT!” The internet will steal all your[…]

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