Isaac Asimov

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Name: Isaac Asimov
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

McGill team making waves at RoboSub Competition

Browse > Home / Headline News / McGill team making waves at RoboSub CompetitionPosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2014The McGill Robotics team in San Diego posing with Asimov, its Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. The team has qualified for Friday’s semifinals ... [Published McGill University - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Look, no hands?

Features editorThere are still many issues to be resolved before autonomous vehicles can be allowed on Britain’s roads. Here are just a few of them.30 July 2014 | By Stuart NathanSomewhat later than some other countries, the UK is to prepare the way for ... [Published Engineer Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The future of the commute

Driverless cars are poised to go mainstream. But what of the other modes of transport beloved of science fiction?DRIVERLESS CARS (likelihood: 100% )Science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote a short story in 1953 called Sally that takes place in 2057 and ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Driverless cars: why are we scared of giving more power to the machines?

In 1953 the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote Sally, a short story about cars that didn’t need human drivers. It’s 2057, and these "Automatics" are the only vehicles allowed on the road – the "old machines" used to kill tens of thousands of people ... [Published Technology - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Isaac Asimov
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

"Nightfall": An Excerpt From Our Sci-Fi Special Issue

"Nightfall" by Isaac AsimovIllustration by Ryan Inzana This is an excerpt from Popular Science's special issue, Dispatches From The Future. Visit iTunes to download the edition onto your iPad , or return to our  list of excerpts . To keep ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: iTunes, Isaac Asimov, iPad
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For The iPad

Dispatches from the Future Download a copy from iTunes .Popular Science We love science fiction here at Popular Science. Many of the real-life innovations and advances that fill our pages every month, in fact, started as pie-in-the-sky ideas born ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Lisa Kay, Isaac Asimov, iPad
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Apple and Google Declare War – Here's the Secret Winner

Resident tech guru Michael Robinson and I are both big science-fiction fans. Michael likes traditional sci-fi stories, like those of Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov . My sci-fi interests are more focused on "Golden Age" radio dramas, "pre-code" ... [Published Money Morning - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

This mission Ban Ki Moon!

Third Israeli attack against Gaza, toll hitting 337 on day 12, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon arriving in the region to revive a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, many a great soul are more and more heard speaking aloud.Yes, foremost, Isaac Asimov ... [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Drought: Profiting from the gullible American

In one of my favorite comic strips, Dilbert is told his cousin Lauren has received her degree in English and is asked whether he has any advice for her. His reply, which resonates with all English majors, questions how she'll "enjoy scratching out a meager ... [Published Greenwich Time - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Science Fair Handbook

Science fairs are the hidden secret sauce for America’s innovation. They instill the joys of the scientific method early in impressionable minds. Sadly, science fairs are in decline in the US (and on the rise in China, which has a million kids do ... [Published Cool Tools - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Predicting the Future is Hard Work

The late Isaac Asimov was a brilliant man and a great author.  In 1964 he made some predictions about 2014 – none of which turned out to be true,  He made 12 predictions, if you want to see them all go to the link because I’m going to just cover ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Little Robots

What belongs on your teenager's reading list?  Is it the story of girls 150 years in the past, who you want her to be like?  Or is it a story depicting the timeless agony of being trapped inside oneself, unseen and unheard?http://davidkeithlaw.wordpr ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 06 2014]

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McGill team making waves at RoboSub Competition [Published McGill University - Jul 30 2014]
The future of the commute [Published City A.M. - Jul 30 2014]
The Coming Techno-Welfare State [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 30 2014]
Look, no hands? [Published Engineer Online - Jul 30 2014]
Driverless cars: why are we scared of giving mo... [Published Technology - Jul 30 2014]
"Nightfall": An Excerpt From Our Sci-Fi Special... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 26 2014]
Tech Today: Robots are nothing to fear, or are ... [Published Florida Today - Jul 24 2014]
Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 23 2014]
Feminist Science Fiction Is the Best Thing Ever [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Apple and Google Declare War – Here's the Secre... [Published Money Morning - Jul 23 2014]
Peter Kavanagh: Forty five years after man firs... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 22 2014]
The Future Is Not Ours (and Neither Is the Past) [Published Firedoglake - Jul 22 2014]
This mission Ban Ki Moon! [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 21 2014]
Requiem for the American Century [Published ZNet - Jul 21 2014]
Late Night: Some Words About “Star Wars” [Published Firedoglake - Jul 20 2014]
An Atheist’s Defence of Irrationality [Published Disinformation - Jul 18 2014]
Snyder's Sandwich: Down But Not Out [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
Food of the future [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 18 2014]
Frank Herbert's Epic Dune Series [Published Kirkus Reviews - Jul 18 2014]
Popular Science Celebrates Sci-Fi Genre With Ta... [Published The Wrap - Jul 17 2014]
University of Illinois Channels Carl Woese for All [Published Scoop - Jul 17 2014]
Drought: Profiting from the gullible American [Published Greenwich Time - Jul 17 2014]
Science Fair Handbook [Published Cool Tools - Jul 15 2014]
Robot rebellion? [Published CDA Press - Jul 15 2014]
Agriculture in Australia: growing more than our... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 15 2014]
The Rise of Robots May Hit Women Harder Than Men [Published Vocativ - Jul 14 2014]
Apple Barks Back Against Claims That iOS is a N... [Published DailyTech - Jul 13 2014]
Game Nut store window a blank canvas for Univer... [Published University Daily Kansan - Jul 13 2014]
Cyberdyne’s HAL suits give lift to mobility-cha... [Published Japan Times - Jul 13 2014]
Coop’s Youth Part 1 - Puberty Pressure Cooker [Published Daily Kos - Jul 13 2014]
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Driverless cars: why are we scared of giving mo... [Published Technology - Jul 30 2014]
In 1953 the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote Sally, a short story about cars that didn’t need human drivers. It’s 2057, and these "Automatics" are the only vehicles allowed on the road – the "old machines" used to kill tens of thousands of people ...
"Nightfall": An Excerpt From Our Sci-Fi Special... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 26 2014]
"Nightfall" by Isaac AsimovIllustration by Ryan Inzana This is an excerpt from Popular Science's special issue, Dispatches From The Future. Visit iTunes to download the edition onto your iPad , or return to our  list of excerpts . To keep ...
Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 23 2014]
Dispatches from the Future Download a copy from iTunes .Popular Science We love science fiction here at Popular Science. Many of the real-life innovations and advances that fill our pages every month, in fact, started as pie-in-the-sky ideas born ...
Peter Kavanagh: Forty five years after man firs... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 22 2014]
It was our first truly global village moment, and it didn’t even take place on the planet. Forty five years ago this past weekend, July 20th, 1969, at 20:18 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), half a billion people sat around radios or television screens, ...
The Future Is Not Ours (and Neither Is the Past) [Published Firedoglake - Jul 22 2014]
A reflection on 70 years of history and life. Requiem for the American Century Turning 70, Paragraph by Paragraph By Tom Engelhardt First Paragraphs on Turning 70 in the American Century That Was * Seventy-three years ago, on February 17, ...
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