Cisco is working with the Chinese government, on Person of Interest!

There are few things I love more in this world than goofy hacker talk in a techno-thriller, and we got that in abundance this week on Person of Interest. But you know what I love more than that? When this show delivers an absolutely paranoid conspiracy theory that I secretly believe is mostly true. Like the fact that… » 4/05/13 4:43pm 4/05/13 4:43pm

Could self-aware cities be the first forms of artificial intelligence?

The cities of the future will be huge and super-dense — but will they also be alive? Could the increasingly complex systems needed to manage the next generation of megacities become our first true artificial intelligence? » 8/23/10 3:36pm 8/23/10 3:36pm