Travel


Trip planning: 35 remaining 2017 robotics-related events

Robohub

Whether for research, purchasing, education or in conjuncation with a family vacation, going to and attending robotics-related conferences and trade shows can provide real personal and business benefits, particularly when the venue is in a foreign location.


Passengers in Viral Airline Videos Have Same Lawyer

U.S. News

FILE - In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, attorney Thomas Demetrio speaks at a news conference in Chicago. The woman who sobbed after an American Airlines flight attendant took her stroller now has a lawyer, Demetrio, who also represents the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight earlier in the month. American says the woman on the flight on April 21, was supposed to leave her doublewide stroller to be stored in the cargo bay, not take it into the cabin.




United and Other Airlines Overbook Flights Because It (Usually) Pays Off

WIRED

Everyone has an air travel horror story, usually one including some combination of delays, lost bags, smelly seat-mates, and cranky personnel. Yet most everyone's tale of woe would pale in comparison to that of the man who was dragged off a plane at Chicago's O'Hare airport Sunday night.


Many of us plan vacations at work. So Kayak has created a way to make travel searches look like spreadsheets

Los Angeles Times

Kayak has rolled out a new tool for those who like to make travel plans when they're supposed to be working. The popular search engine has designed a platform that looks like a spreadsheet instead of a travel search site.


Kayak CEO Steve Hafner Isn't Scared Of Google Flights

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From launching Orbitz in 1999 to creating what's now the leading online travel search engine, Kayak's CEO and Co-founder Steve Hafner has always been ahead of the curve. The jet setting businessman sat down with Forbes and shared his vision for the future of travel (hint: it's all automated) and why Google Flights doesn't scare him, just yet.


Natural Language processing in Travel & Hospitality Mindtree

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The travel industry is well-known for the quick assimilation of technology. The connected travelers today log into websites and click their way through hundreds of travel options.



In China, you can pay for goods just by showing your face

@machinelearnbot

Shortly after walking through the door at Face, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, flash up on a large screen near the entrance.