IBM explains why the time for quantum computers is now
Dr. Dario Gil is a leading technologist and senior executive at IBM. As Vice President of Science and Solutions of IBM Research, Dr. Gil directs a global organization of some 1,500 researchers across 11 laboratories.
Toyota's latest humanoid robot aces operator mimicry
Toyota has unveiled an assistive robot test bed that builds on previous work undertaken by its Partner Robot wing, which examined specific robot limb joints and pre-programmed movements ??" including robots that played musical instruments.
Making Sense Out of Tesla's Semi Truck Economics
During Tesla's semi truck unveiling they presented some pretty impressive economic numbers. I must admit that I was a bit overwhelmed and could not get the numbers to add up. Once understood the number DO make sense. Here's why.
Waymo to Offer Paid-Ride Robot-Only Chauffeurs 2018
Waymo vans loaded with laser LiDAR, radar, cameras, computers, AI and no human safety drivers will pick up Arizonans registered in its "Early Riders" program within a few months. Commercial, paid-ride service starts in 2018.
AMERICA'S FUTURE WAR TRUCKS DON'T NEED NO STINKING WINDOWS
THE AMERICAN MILITARY is working to add a lot of tools to its arsenal. Drones. Lasers. Laser-shooting drones. Drone-killing lasers. But the researchers devising the future of warfare are doing some subtraction too. One thing you won't see on the ba
Everything We Know About The Tesla Semi – Infographics
All we've seen of the Tesla Semi so far is a couple of tweets from Elon Musk and a portentous picture of a couple of scowling headlights, and quick peak/spyshot at something on a flat bed in the wild that inspired some pretty decent renders.
First Ag Crop Completely Grown, Harvested Using Only Robots
The world's food chain is headed toward total automation by robotics and AI, potentially putting tens of millions of farm workers out of employment. Technocrats are planning on Universal Basic Income to mollify the unemployables from rebelling. ?
Dental Surgery Robot Fits Implants Without Human Touch
Medical robots driven by data and AI are coming for doctors, surgeons and dentists. One day, such procedures will be totally automated and overseen only by lower-skilled technicians. Displaced doctors will not be pleased with the Universal Basic Inco
Royal Navy looks to nature for futuristic sub concepts
In 2015, the Royal Navy released its concept of the surface warship of 2050. Now the RN is casting its crystal ball beyond 2050 by asking a team of young engineers from UKNEST to develop concepts for future British submarines.