This infographic demonstrates how every digital transaction we make—sending emails, Tweeting, texting and even searching the web all produce carbon dioxide, which adds to global warming.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Jerry Mooney reflects on the game that is sweeping the world—Pokemon Go. To Jerry, Nintendo's latest creation is like a modern game of golf.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
3D printing promises to give homeowners a way to design customized items for their home, from replacement parts to accessories, to much more. The technology is already available for many applications and has already been rolled out in some home improvement centres.
Monday, July 18, 2016
The face of computing changes daily. As technology, use, and users change, so do the challenges of network security. Attackers regularly change their method of attack.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Recently Demis Hassabis discussed his work as AI researcher, neuroscientist and video games designer to discuss what is happening at the cutting edge of AI research, including the recent historic AlphaGo match, and its future potential impact on fields such as science and healthcare, and how developing AI may help us better understand the human mind.
Technology, as it advanced from the wheel to the printing press to GPS, has helped improve the quality of life for real people all over the world. Technological advances make our lives easier, safer, more-informed, and even healthier.
Chinese Uber competitor, Didi Chuxing has raised billions of dollars in its latest fundraising effort, giving it a host of powerful allies including Apple. The partnership looks to push forward the development of self driving cars.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
With Pokemon Go taking over nearly everyone's social feeds in the last week, 2016 will probably be looked back as a watershed moment for augmented reality technology. The year so far has also featured the rise of some other very important technology. Here are a few examples.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The medical field has adopted cutting-edge technology with the next generation of robotics. Doctors and patients are already benefiting from this technology.
A vaccine to prevent and even reverse the early stages of Alzheimer's and dementia could be tested on humans within the next two to three years according to researchers in Australia.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Many types of activities in industry sectors have the technical potential to be automated, but that potential varies significantly across activities. Those are the main conclusions of a detailed new study on the effects of automation on the global economy from the consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Japanese researchers have developed a musculoskeletal robot driven by artificial multifilament muscles. The robot, constructed from a replica human skeleton has the same number of muscles in its legs as a person, and can even perform a basic walking task.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Millions of jobs in Southeast Asia, especially in the textiles industry may be lost to automation in next two decades, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization. About 137 million workers or 56 percent of the salaried workforce from five key countries, fall under the high-risk category, the study showed.
Scientists have created a bio-robotic version of a stingray that's powered and guided by light-sensitive rat heart cells. The work demonstrates a new method for building bio-inspired robots with tissue engineering technology.