Sunday, November 29, 2015

New Batch of Pepper Robots Sell Out Immediately


One thousand more Pepper robots, recently went on sale and were gobbled up by eager robotics consumers almost immediately. SoftBanks robot is so popular that they are said to be scaling up production at their Foxconn locations.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Young Inventor Helps Make Lego Even More Fun


Designed by young Chase Freedman, the Brick Sound Kit is fun right out of the box and it works as a standalone toy, as well as a Lego® compatible toy that snaps easily to your bricks, letting you add recorded sounds through an iOS or Android app.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Artificial Intelligence

Google's natural language voice search capability just took a tremendous leap in its understanding of your voice. More than just single words and short phrases, the company claims it is now able to understand the meaning behind your questions.

Spain's New Energy-Saving Architecture


Spain is famous for having some the greatest examples of contemporary architecture on the planet. Along with striking use of materials and vibrant artistic expression, the architects behind many of these works are also including energy-savings and a conservation mindset into their designs.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How To Make Your Career In The Medical World More Meaningful


How do you make your medical career as meaningful as possible without burning yourself out?

Blue Origin Makes Historic Rocket Landing


Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas.

Technology to Keep Your Company in the 21st Century


However big their ambitions, the typical entrepreneur never seems to think big enough when it comes to understanding new 21st Century technologies built to help their organizations grow and prosper.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Understanding the History and Evolution of Robotics


Advanced robotics may have begun in the last century, but the idea and application of robotics has been around for much longer period. Ancient Greeks and Romans created simple robot-like devices and Al-Jazari built some of the Islamic Golden Age’s most incredible clockwork creations. Leonardo da Vinci amazed audiences with his mechanical wonders of the stage, and many others set the stage for the robotics revolution we are now only just beginning. 

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Has DeepMind's AI System Solved Go?

Artificial Intelligence

Demis Hassabis of Google's DeepMind  hinted recently that his research team may have a "surprise" coming with regards to Go in a few months. Could they have solved the centuries old game that has so far remained so difficult?

Car Leasing More Common Among Millennials Than Older Generations, Report Says


A lot has been written and said about the Millennials' relationship with cars lately, and the fact that they are showing less and less interest in driving and owning a car, mostly likely due to a combination of a change in attitude towards cars – preferring to live in the city and use alternative modes of transportation – and the limited job prospects they face.

Transhumanist Zoltan Istvan Talks About His Presidential Campaign


Zoltan Istvan is the first unashamedly and unabashedly openly transhumanist presidential candidate in the history of the United States. His political campaign, his Immortality Bus Tour and his book the Transhumanist Wager, have managed to get a huge amount of global media coverage and stir a debate. 

Friday, November 20, 2015

Know When Your Company Is Ready For A Change


Companies must also understand that over time it may be necessary to tweak, adjust, or make radical changes to their business model if they are to have sustained success. The key is to be able to identify when your business model is outdated and in need of change.

5 Modern Trends Evolving the Health Care Scene


Change is very important to the healthcare industry. Without it, patients will not be provided with better and more efficient care. The evolution of healthcare will lead to people being able to live longer and more healthy lives.

Check Out This Action-Packed Short Film About the Singularity


Check out this fantastic crowdfunded Sci-Fi short film directed by the talented Samuel Jorgensen, and Produced by Jeremy Pronk.In the midst of a war between humans and sentient androids, a Delta Force team must battle a dangerous enemy to rescue the US President.