I spend about 10% of most work days keeping up on emerging technologies, experiential activations, interactive art, advances in scientific research, and other things that grab my attention. When I read something that I find interesting, I generally push it out to my twitter followers. Each Friday I review my feed and compile the stories that have resonated most with my followers over the previous week.

Bill Gates talks about why job-replacing robots should pay taxes (but sadly, not about how to make that happen):

Gamalon claims its Bayesian probabilistic programming AI can rewrite its own code to self-improve:

Ford’s driverless car engineers are dozing off, aligning them with Google’s autonomous views:

Hoversurf’s new Scorpion-3 is a rideable quadcopter-like hoverbike:

UPS is testing adding delivery drones to their trucks to make their drivers more efficient:

Starship has partnered with DoorDash and Postmates to test their autonomous delivery robots:

BMW, HERE and Mobileye will team up to crowd-source HD map data for driverless cars:

Autonomous Ubers are now picking people up in Arizona:

BMW is working with psychologists to help driverless cars ‘befriend’ passengers

Scientists are using a brain-computer interface to let paralyzed patients type:

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