Deutsche Bahn wants to deploy the devices in order to reduce cleanup costs reported at $10 million annually. However, they may have to contend with a public that's extra-sensitive to privacy issues.
"I’m not a philosophical megalomaniac," says Slavoj Žižek. Philosophy is not here to provide all of the answers. What it can do however, which is more powerful, is ask the right questions.
In his commencement address at Rice on May 11, Neil deGrasse Tyson channeled Kennedy, saying how our thirst to explore is what drives innovation.
Complex systems can fall apart really quickly if they tip over the edge of chaos.
I think that we’re just at the very, very beginning of watching the implications of being ubiquitously connected to everybody on the planet and what you can do with that.
We’re bopping around like little birds on a wire looking at anything that pops up.
Bilingual children show better ability to follow abstract rules, to reverse rules that they’ve learned already.
Today's college students are leading what I call the third wave of feminism and it's a wave that ironically is in many ways personified by Lady Gaga.
You can’t allow people freedom and then change your mind when the things don’t go your way.
“When people have problems exercising self-control, restricting their choices can, in some cases, leave them more freedom to choose.”
I don’t think mathematical models can do much to get us out of the mess that we’re in.
God doesn’t answer back. That’s the problem. Humans can.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released this image of workers at vertigo-inducing heights as they work to complete the "crown jewel of lower Manhattan," One World Trade Center.
I get fed by the human spirit by seeing the kind of art that is created there and the kinds of innovation.