If you’ve ever watched a child trying to fit a shape into a cut-out, you might get a flash of déjà vu in the following robot video. It takes some... read more The post Watch This Robot Learning to Play with Legos Like a Kid appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Join Singularity University on June 15 at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for the Graduate Studies Program opening ceremony. Hear inspiring talks from SU cofounders, Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, and this year's... read more The post Come See Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Kick Off Singularity University’s GSP 2015 appeared first on Singularity HUB.
The 3D printing (digital manufacturing) market has had a lot of hype over the past few years. Most recently, it seems this technology arena has entered the "trough of disillusionment,"... read more The post Why 3D Printing a Jet Engine or Car Is Just the Beginning appeared first on Singularity HUB.
You’ve probably heard we carry the equivalent of a 1980s supercomputer around in our pockets. It's a pretty amazing thing to consider. And, as it turns out, it's already outdated.... read more The post Infographic: Trillion-Fold Rise in Computing Puts a 1985 Supercomputer on Our Wrists appeared first on Singularity HUB.
In Lyon, France, cosmetics company L’Oreal is growing human skin. Each year, some 60 scientists cultivate 100,000 paper-thin skin samples in nine varieties simulating different ages and ethnicities—and then they... read more The post L’Oreal Goes After 3D Printed Human Skin to Test Beauty Products appeared first on Singularity HUB.
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 […]
Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings – some good, some bad – and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world […]