From one point of view, surgery is a fairly barbaric means of improving your health. After all, your body is cut open, organs are moved around or removed, and doctors probe with their... read more The post Digitizing Surgery: How New Technologies Will Transform Old Medical Practices [Video] appeared first on Singularity HUB.
ROBOTICS: Our Robot Overlords Aren’t Quite Ready For Us — Yet Caroline O'Donovan | BuzzFeed "The issue is that robots are really good at doing the same thing over and over... read more The post This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Jul 4) appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Many movies, books, and TV shows predict an AI and robot apocalypse. But which one first pops into your mind when you hear killer robots? We’ll wager it’s the Terminator. From... read more The post Watch the Complete Evolution of the Terminator’s Killer Robots appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Do you have a burning question about emerging technologies and how they're shaping the world? Maybe you're curious about when bitcoin will be accepted everywhere or when nanobots will be repairing your body... read more The post Ask an Expert, a New Web Series from Singularity University with Answers about the Future of Tech appeared first on Singularity […]
Two proud countries, two extraordinary warriors…one title. Just like Rocky IV. Only instead of Sly and Dolph, substitute a 15-foot, 6-ton American robot going toe-to-toe with a 12.5-foot, 5-ton Japanese... read more The post Will These Giant Robots Do Battle? American MegaBot Challenges Japan’s Kuratas Mecha appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Keiichi Matsuda | Augmented City 3D — an artist’s concept of embedded, real time augmented reality. The architecture of the contemporary city is no longer simply about the physical space of buildings and landscape, more and more it is about the synthetic spaces created by the digital information that we collect, consume and organize. An […]
The Daily Conversation | The future of driverless cars. Autonomous vehicles have made significant progress in the last decade. This report looks at the history of self driving vehicles, and where the industry is heading. An autonomous car — also called a driverless car, self driving car, robotic car — is an automated vehicle capable […]
PBS Newshour | Teaching computers how to play Atari better than humans. This version of Atari’s “Space Invaders” isn’t being played by a person, but a system of computer algorithms that is learning how to play it just by looking at the pixels on the screen. related reading: PBS | Newshour PBS | YouTube channel: […]
Cambridge University & Toshiba | Meet Zoe, a digital talking head that can express human emotions on demand with unprecedented realism and could herald a new era of human computer interaction. A virtual talking head that can express a full range of human emotions and could be used as a digital personal assistant, or to […]
Air Shepherd | Join us to stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos. 40,000 elephants were killed by poachers last year. Drones and supercomputers can stop it. With 40% of the goal already raised, the campaign runs until April 11th, 2015 so there is still time to support this humane initiative. Visit the Indiegogo campaign […]