TV

Robotics

Omnibot 2000: The $500 Drink Serving Robot from 1985!

Think that humanoid robots in the home are a new idea? This video is from LGR highlights a toy that I remember wanting badly. Unboxing and enjoying the Tomy Omnibot 2000! A 26-inch home robot that can speak, play music, bring you drinks, and generally felt like ‘THE FUTURE’ in the 80s. While still a […]

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AI Current Events

The Entire OpenAI Chaos Explained

This video from ColdFusion goes over the drama of recent time. Last week featured one of the most bizarre shakeups in the tech landscape. OpenAI fired their CEO Sam Altman, before taking him back days later. What followed was a flurry of rumours as to what happened, the most interesting of which is a human […]

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Interesting Linux

The Computer Chronicles – Windows 98 (1998)

This video is from The Computer Chronicles and tracks the launch of Windows 98 as well as a new upstart Windows alternative called Linux.

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Interesting

The Computer Chronicles – The Internet (1993)

This video is from The Computer Chronicles, one of the few media outlets to cover technology in the 80s and early 90s. Looking back at this and how the internet changed things, I can’t help but wonder what looking back at AI videos and news stories three decades later will be like.

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Smartphones

Did the EU Really Just Change Smartphones Forever?

This video is from ColdFusion. A new EU law will require all mobile devices to have user-replaceable batteries by 2027. In this episode we take a look at the law, it’s consequences and right to repair.

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AI Economics of AI Interesting

What is the Dead Internet Theory?

ColdFusion explains and explores the Dead Internet Theory. The “Dead Internet Theory” that states that most of the internet is in fact AI bots. These bots have been unleashed to control the populous and rake in profits. Sounds plausible, even probable. But is it true? And if so, how much of it is true? In […]

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AI

AI is Evolving Faster Than You Think [GPT-4 and beyond]

In this episode of ColdFusion, we take a deep look at the two weeks that changed the world. From GPT-4 to Google Bard, Midjourney v5 and even talk of AGI from Microsoft, it’s all right here.

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Chatbots Ethics

ChatGPT Has A Serious Problem

Now that the hype cycle has cooled off somewhat around ChatGPT, we now see some serious issues around the technology. ColdFusion explains. In this episode we look at the problem of ChatGPT’s political bias, solutions and some wild stories of the new Bing AI going off the rails.

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AI Google

Google Panics Over ChatGPT [The AI Wars Have Begun]

First it was the Browser Wars, now it’s the AI Wars. ColdFusion examines Google’s newly announced BARD AI system to take on ChatGPT.

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