There has a growing amount of buzz since D-Wave founder Geordie Rose's latest company emerged from stealth with an audacious patent application. Kindred Systems is working with artificial intelligence and robotics to replicate human intelligence in machines.
Friday, October 28, 2016
A new study using the nematode worm C. elegans indicates that vitamin D works with longevity genes to increase lifespan and prevent the accumulation of toxic proteins linked to age-related chronic diseases.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
What exactly do people mean when they refer to the "Internet of Things?" Guest writer Blaine Kelton explores how the IoT is already impacting our lives, from smart house systems to transportation to personal health.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Root is the latest educational robot to hit the scene. Invented by an experienced team from Harvard robotics area, Root can climb up whiteboards and draw on paper. For kids, Root makes learning to code interactive, and lots of fun.
New research may provide the blueprint for building neuroprosthetic devices that recreate the sense of touch via bionic touch. By directly stimulating the nervous system, scientists have been able to produce realistic sensations to test patients.
The award-winning piece of software, 'Recognition' uses artificial intelligence to compare up-to-the-minute photojournalism with British art from the Tate collection. For the next few months, the software will be used to create a constantly evolving display at the museum, and online.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Technology and human knowledge are constantly evolving and progressing. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medical industry. New breakthroughs are constantly being made that have the potential of saving millions of lives.
Using a microscope capable of detecting electrons, researchers have imaged strange elliptical orbits of electrons on the surface of a crystal of bismuth. The unusual collective behavior in electrons that suggests new ways of manipulating the charged particles, and may provide the basis for faster and more efficient electronic technologies.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Could artificial intelligence hold the key to the success of the internet of things? Some experts think so. Here’s an interesting look at how AI and the IoT relate to one another.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
In today's ever-changing business world, technology has greatly altered the landscape. However, perhaps no area has been affected more than public relations. If you're curious as to how technology has changed the PR landscape, here are four ways considered to be extraordinary.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Self driving car technology could eliminate the distracted driving-related statistic that has over 1000 people being injured everyday, and over eight being killed. As Elon Musk's latest news shows, the technology may be a lot closer than we think.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Stephen Hawking recently spoke at the launch of the new Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence in Cambridge. At the event, he said the rise of AI would transform every aspect of our lives and was a global event on a par with the industrial revolution.
Black pepper is considered the “King of Spices” throughout the world due to its pungent principle ingredient, piperine. Piperine is not only a flavour enhancer, but also has been found to be a natural remedy for many common ailments, and now it is being shown to help another super-spice, turmeric unlock its health benefits when combined together.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Microsoft researchers say they’ve developed speech recognition system that can understand a human conversation as well as people do. The work shows that when the speech recognition software “listened” to people talking, it was able to transcribe the conversation with the same or fewer errors than professional – human – transcriptionists.