Category Archives: Technology

Self-Driving Cars: The Future is Here

There is a scene in the 1993 Sci-Fi movie Demolition Man where Sandra Bullock commands “Auto drive!” and her electric car takes over and easily drives itself down the highways of the future. Although this action film is largely forgettable, the autonomous car scenes offer a look at the future, and it’s a lot closer than predicted. Autonomous, self-driving vehicles have been coming for a long time, with automakers experimenting with them for the past several decades. Just 15 years ago,...

The Growing Access to Information Online

The great news about the world today, is just how much information we have available to us at the click of our computer mouse. Even as recent as fifteen years ago, college students spent hours in the library, scrolling through microfiche and perusing card catalogs in search of information that can now be found in a few seconds Online . And just as hard as it is to get a young person to understand that at one time phones...