Robotics

Robots And Virtual Reality

Robot Control through Virtual Reality: A Look at the Present, Potential and Future Applications Immersive media and entertainment aren't the only applications demonstrated by Virtual Reality (VR) tec...
AFP

Technology Today Is So Much More Than IT

A century ago a computer wasn't a machine -- it was a job title. It referred to people who spent their days doing arithmetic. Then processors were created that took over the role, and society adjusted the word to a new meaning. In today's rapidly transforming economy it's important to adjust more quickly.
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Can a Robot Do Your "Creative" Job?

According to a recent study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology nearly half of all U.S. jobs could be replaced by computers over the next two decades. However, this assumes that "creative skills" can be easily taught and it may underestimate the pace at which artificial intelligence is developing.
Alamy

The Future of Media Is Beyond The Screen

The next half century could well be about advertising taking on a smaller position in the expanding marketing sphere as brands create loyalty not through impressions but by creating tools, applications, physical devices, true utility, and more robust loyalty extensions that makes them more valuable in a consumer's life. It will be interesting to see which brands embrace media beyond the screen.
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Ottawa Lab Building Advanced Robot

Canadian scientists are developing a robot that mimics the human face's expressions and human hand’s tactile processes, which they say will be useful in areas like nursing, nuclear plant maintenance,...

The Morality of Drone Attacks

Human beings are attempting to codify the set of ideal characteristics, virtues, moral commands, moral dispositions and even the capacity of judgment into a set of algorithms to then impart to a machine. However, for thousands of years, humanity has attempted to create good people, without much success.