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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