Yes, I did make it to LA (if you were worried, you should probably be following my Twitter account — I posted way too much about the trip over there). I did take some video, and hopefully I’ll have some time to post it soon, but in the meantime, here’s a Modern World.

Workers of the World, meet your robot replacements. Kiva Systems is developing a warehouse full of giant Roombas designed to move inventory around quickly and efficiently.
Robin Baumgarten developed this Mario AI for a recent competition. Make sure to watch the video.
Our brains actually encourage us to waste time using Google, Wikipedia, and Twitter.
OKCupid breaks down what gets replies and what doesn’t on their dating site.
-Finally, Rhino Records isn’t quite dead, but who knows what we’re losing in the digital transition.

 
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Posted on Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 11:41 pm. Filed under general.
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