Microsoft patents tech to score meetings with body language, facial expressions

Microsoft’s “Meeting Insight Computing System,” as described in patent filings, would use cameras, sensors, and software tools to monitor the people and the conditions in a meeting, as well as post-meeting surveys, to create a “quality score” for the meeting. (Microsoft Diagram, via USPTO) Microsoft is facing criticism for its new “Productivity Score” technology, which…

Australian EV Tax is counterintuitive and counterproductive to our goal of a sustainable future

Less than 1% of new car sales in Australia are EVs. Compared to other similarly developed economies, we don’t even find ourselves in the top 20 list. I love this country, but for a place that is well recognised as being home to early adopters and lovers of technology, we’re not just falling behind, we’re…

Lex Fridman takes a ride with Comma.ai’s autonomous solution

AI researcher and podcast host Lex Fridman, has interviewed some of the top minds in the field of autonomous vehicles and AI. Lex teaches Deep learning at MIT and also focuses on human to robot interaction. While his interviews are fascinating and entertaining, his latest video is from a drive he took with Comma.ai founder…

The first Duracell Energy Bank 2 home battery storage installed in Australia

Around 4 years ago, I wrote about the first Tesla Powerwall installation in Australia. Since then, the market of home battery storage has really expanded in its options. Today we have the details on the first Australian home to install a Duracell Energy Bank 2. If you’re tired of blackouts, or just want to power…

Stake teams up with Tesla Owner’s Club of Australia for Sydney Time Trial event

Posted by Jason Cartwright on November 24, 2020 Stake is a trading platform that allows Australians to easily trade US stocks. This year alone, the service has seen more than 17,000 Australians trade Tesla shares. Despite the impacts of Covid, Tesla’s share price continues to grow on the back of record deliveries, 5 consecutive quarters…