5G, or the fifth generation of mobile technology , and the internet of things (IoT) are two macro technology shifts rapidly moving from aspirational visions to real-world applications. Full article here.
In the prevailing there’s-an-app-for-that culture, perhaps it should not be surprising that researchers are exploring machine learning that could bring artificial intelligence to the practice of psychiatric diagnosis. Peter Foltz, a research professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, is co-author on a new paper in Schizophrenia Bulletin that […]
“The future of work” is no longer just a phrase — it’s an entire field of speculation, research and debate. Advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence will transform the global economy — probably during our lifetimes. For workers with strong tech or digital skills, that could mean more money and career opportunities. For people whose skills don’t […]
Combatting homelessness is not an easy task, but there’s hope data from a recently-launched program based on technology can provide a boost. Full article here.
In the span of 30 years, virtual reality has transformed from a science-fiction curio to a growing asset for the real estate industry. And some of the biggest changes in the field are now becoming commercially viable, thanks to the spread of affordable consumer hardware, like 360-degree cameras, and the ubiquity of powerful smartphones and […]
A legally blind musician in Denver has been given the gift of sight thanks to a pair of high-tech goggles. They were created by a company called ‘Irisvision’ and they combine two pieces of technology and some app-based software. Full article here.
Electric scooter-share company Lime says the tech on its new Denver fleet will make riding safer with hardware meant for winter and software meant to curb high-speed sidewalk riding, but Denver Public Works says no company in the country has proven its tech good enough to end the illegal practice. Full article here.
Technology’s fine—I definitely like texting, and some of the shows on Netflix are tolerable—but the field’s got some serious kinks to work out. Some of these are hardware-related: when, for instance, will quantum computing become practical? Others are of more immediate concern. Is there some way to stop latently homicidal weirdos from getting radicalized online? […]
As technology advances, more students are learning to speak the language of computers. It’s called coding and the Coder School, a new school in Centennial, hopes to help students master it. Full article here.
The 42nd annual Denver Film Festival is underway and has something for everyone, including virtual reality. The McNichols building in downtown Denver has been transformed into a “virtual reality arcade” with different experiences for visitors to try out. Full article here.