With the unemployment rate falling to 5.3 percent, the lowest in seven years, policy makers are heaving a sigh of relief. Indeed, with the technology boom in progress, there is... read more The post It’s No Myth: Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Erase Jobs in Nearly Every Industry appeared first on Singularity HUB.
A real-world use case where modular robots could be invaluable
Use some simple electronics to build an IoT printer, like this "Thinking Man" who prints titles from Reddit's Shower Thoughts subreddit. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Reddit Shower Thoughts Printer appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
Like many of us, I consider myself an expert in giant robot battles. They’re something I’ve been thinking about for approximately 37 of my 40 years of life. From Robotech to Voltron to Transformers, I’ve been promised a future with giant...Show More Summary
Construction robotics has the potential to drastically speed up building structures while reducing cost
With immense respect to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, I'd like to suggest an alternative to the giving pledge…an "impact pledge." Specifically, a pledge where philanthropists actually pledge to solve... read more The post Extreme Wealth Should Be Transformed Into Global Impact—Here’s How appeared first on Singularity HUB.
RobotShop.com, the world’s leading robot store for all your robotic needs, announced today that it has partnered with PulsedLight in order to become a master distributor of the popular LIDAR-Lite optical distance measurement sensor and future technology developed by PulsedLight, a manufacturer of fast, accurate and powerful optical distance measurement solutions. As of July 1, [...]Show More Summary
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 doctor root around with... 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.
Willingly or not, the grass is growing and needs to be cut. Time to put those grass cutting shoes and pants, get the lawn mower ready for use and all this under sweating temperatures. You’re thinking of all the other things you could be enjoying at that moment while cutting the grass, or you’re just pushing [...]Show More Summary
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.
Video Friday has arrived early this week
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 HUB.
Select research aimed at keeping AI from destroying humanity has received millions from the Silicon Valley pioneer
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-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.
Robots that can make it from air to water and back again need some novel propulsion designs
The French company takes to the water for the first time as it shows off upgrades to its line of mini-drones
The mathematician and cryptanalyst explained his famous test of computer intelligence during two BBC radio broadcasts in the early 1950s
If you have a job, odds are society benefits from your work, and theoretically, the compensation you receive is how the marketplace values your contribution. All other things being equal, the better you... read more The post What’s the Meaning of Life if Society Doesn’t Need You Any Longer? appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Your toaster will soon talk to your toothbrush and your bathroom scale. They will all have a direct line to your car and to the health sensors in your smartphone.... read more The post When the Toaster Shares Your Data With the Refrigerator, the Bathroom Scale, and Tech Firms appeared first on Singularity HUB.