“Summoning the Demon,” Great Automotive Tech Gifts, and More


A long-form piece on the future of AI, a guide to automotive tech gifts, and more, this week in Five for Wednesday.

  1. Career technologists such as Elon Musk are not as optimistic about the future of technology as one might think. Is artificial intelligence going to be a real threat to humans? Musk and others think so.
  2. Forget that this guide to automotive tech gifts keeps referring to Father’s Day. Anybody with an interest in cars and technology should check out this stuff out.
  3. Here’s one way to use your old iPad: set it up as a secondary computer monitor. Someone’s finally made it easy to do this with a Windows PC.
  4. Sony’s latest LED lightbulb is also a Bluetooth speaker. Gizmodo’s review isn’t glowing, but if you’re interested in the myriad ways devices are converging, check it out.
  5. In case you haven’t noticed, solar power is finally gaining significant momentum. Here are five ways we could make a solar-powered world arrive a little faster.

Joseph Sullivan

Joe Sullivan is a User Experience Designer for the Center for REALTOR® Technology.

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