Automation

Humanity’s labor has been greatly expanded by the use of machines. We must maintain decentralized automation for the future use of labor saving and humanity serving tools, or we will be victims of the Crown’s automatons.

Chinese firm halves worker costs by hiring army of robots to sort out 200,000 packages...

Chinese firm halves worker costs by hiring army of robots to sort out 200,000 packages a day

Google Rattles the Tech World With a New AI Chip for All

In a move that could shift the course of multiple technology markets, Google will soon launch a cloud computing service that provides exclusive access to a new kind of artificial-intelligence chip designed by its own engineers.

Robotic Touch: U Researchers Develop Way To Print Bionic Skin

Researchers at the University of Minnesota say they've developed a way to make "bionic skin," technology that could allow robots to feel their environments and humans to wear sensory-enhancing devices directly on their fingertips.

Robots May Help Build Your Next Home and Fill the Labor Gap

The future of U.S. homebuilding depends on more people like Cyndicy Yarborough, a 26-year-old former Wal-Mart clerk with no background in construction.

MIT's New Solar 3D Printer Can Build Houses On Other Planets

MIT has created a robot that is capable of printing the entire basic structure of a building. Most importantly, the system can be powered with solar panels.

Death Spiral for Car Ownership? End of Fuel-Powered Cars by 2024?

I have been a leading proponent that self-driving vehicles, especially trucks, will be here sooner than most think. My estimate for long-haul trucks taking over is 2021-2022 or so. Widespread adoption of self-driving cars will be slower.

Elon Musk just posted a bunch of pictures of his tunnel and 'Boring' equipment

Elon Musk has begun digging under Los Angeles. The entrepreneur posted Friday several pictures of equipment meant for digging tunnels beneath Los Angeles.

Technologist: AI Robots Will Replace Half Of Jobs In Next Decade

Technocrats are racing to apply AI to every facet of society, in an effort to completely re-engineer society and its economic system. Technocracy was a highly-defined alternative economic system designed to replace free enterprise and capitalism. ?

7 Amazing CNC Machines You Should Have

7 Awesome CNC Machines Every Maker Will Love Links to all the Gadgets shown in the Video

Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice

By studying the movement and bodies of insects such as ants, Sarah Bergbreiter and her team build incredibly robust, super teeny, mechanical versions of creepy crawlies … and then they add rockets.

Maurice Conti: The incredible inventions of intuitive AI

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by th

Elon Musk: Tesla Semi Truck To Debut This September, Pick-Up Truck To Follow

The news flow from Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to be prolific.

How upgrading humans will become the next billion-dollar industry

Fifty years from now, today's humans will be obsolete, historian Yuval Harari says

Robots Take Over Tedious Chore: Mowing Lawns

In Richardson, a robot is reporting for its first day on the job.

Scientists Create Artificial Brain Connection That Mimics Human Brain

Scientists at publicly-funded universities are racing to create human-like artificial intelligence that will displace the humans who funded them in the first place. Ethical and moral debate is entirely missing in this field. ? TN Editor

Linguists now working to replace human journalists with robots that can write the news

(Natural News) Can robots write our news? Researchers from the Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC) at Jönköping International Business School mean to answer this question by launching a news site project that is entirely facilitated,

Meet Sally, the Robot Who Makes Perfect Salads

Chowbotics Inc. claims that its device can make a salad faster and more precisely suited to your caloric desires than a human can.

SALTO - Berkeley's Leaping Robot

Robotics at UC Berkeley have designed a small robot that can leap into the air and then spring off a wall, or perform multiple vertical jumps in a row, resulting in the highest robotic vertical jumping agility ever recorded.

8 Advanced Robots Animal You NEED To See

8 Advanced Robots Animal You NEED To See

Amazon, Alibaba will use self driving vehicles, robotics, 3d printing and AI to ...

Amazon, which currently charges a $99 annual fee for two-day deliveries under its "Prime" service, will eventually offer two-tier pricing for delivery services, Jindel said.

How humans will lose control of artificial intelligence

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a paper clip. In this scenario, the designers of the world's first artificial superintelligence need a way to test their creation.

Domino's Will Begin Using Robots to Deliver Pizzas in Europe

Starship Technologies, the London-based company that has created six-wheeled self-driving delivery robots, will begin taking customers Domino's pizzas in Germany and the Netherlands.

DIY Powerwall Builders Are Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Their Homes

In May of 2015, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's Powerwall. The battery allows homeowners to store electricity, either from the grid or solar panels.

More durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries with nanosheet anodes

Singapore researchers have a new generalized method of producing anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. The anodes are made from metal oxide nanosheets, which are ultrathin, two-dimensional materials with excellent electrochemical and mechanical

$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Prospects for the Small Satellite Market – A global supply and demand analysis of government and commercial satellites up to 500 kg.

Toyota Says It'll Launch Solid-State Battery EVs In 2022

We feel like we've heard this countless times already, but here we go again.

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds...

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds of qubits

Neil Jacobstein on the Future of AI

Neil indicates the Dota 2 announcement was a problem. 50 people beat the Dota 2 bot after the announcement.

Musk Will Build His Own Hyperloop For New York To D.C. 29-Minute Transit

Although Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said on numerous occasions that he has no plans to build a hyperloop -- even though it was his idea initially -- now it seems he's changed his mind.

Roborace Explained: Artificial Intelligence Meets Racing

Roborace is set to organize the first championship for self-driving vehicles, or 'AI drivers' as the organisation prefers to name it. The competition will take place at street tracks currently used by Formula E.

Tesla applying to test self-driving semi-trucks in Nevada and California

Tesla is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests bet

Constructing full earth like conditions in Space with technology proven in the sixties

John Bucknell presented at the Starship Congress 2017 his Nuclear Thermal Turbo Rocket and applied for a single stage to orbit mission of placing a space habitat.

Intel to build a 100-strong fleet of self-driving cars

In addition to drones, virtual reality and smart sports gear, Intel is making strong moves in the world autonomous vehicles, something it recently demonstrated with a US$15 billion purchase of driverless tech company Mobileye.

A futuristic ride in Mercedes' self-driving car

We're all used to seeing "concept cars" -- those bits of automotive frippery that manufacturers trot out at motor shows every few months. Generally, they're either design tinsel that will never see the light of day, or previews of cars that will soon

Drugs Are The Health Of The State

If you've been listening to the soon-to-be former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' blather for any length of time at all, then you know that he believes that an increasing number of states like Colorado and Washington must be brought firmly to hee

Inside Salesforce's Quest to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Everyone

Optimus Prime--the software engine, not the Autobot overlord--was born in a basement under a West Elm furniture store on University Avenue in Palo Alto.

Creating nearly perfect meter sized graphene one hundred times faster

Researchers have achieved a leap forward in graphene production, from a technique that synthesizes a few square centimeters of single-crystal graphene in a couple of hours, to...

Technical progress towards interstellar laser beamed nanocraft

Breakthrough Starshot brings the Silicon Valley approach to space travel, capitalizing on exponential advances in key areas of technology since the beginning of the 21st century.

Smallest fully functional space probes now in orbit are precursors to interstellar chipsats

Breakthrough Starshot plans to launch a fleet of tiny interstellar chipsize probes to Proxima Centauri in 30 or 40 years.

Meet Tally: The Grocery Stocking Robot About To Eradicate 1,000's Of Minimum Wage Jobs

Amazon wiped out billions of dollars worth of grocery store market cap last month when they announced plans to purchase Whole Foods. The announcement sent shares of Kroger, Wal-Mart, Sprouts, and Target, among others, plunging... (WMT -4%, TGT -5.5%

As California's labor shortage grows, farmers race to replace workers with robots

Driscoll's is so secretive about its robotic strawberry picker it won't let photographers within telephoto range of it.

Safer solid propellant for cubesats

Los Alamos National Laboratory has a radical new solid propellent for cubesats.

Sailorless Ships Are Coming to the Freight Industry

Tech companies from Google to Apple may be ploughing resources into driverless cars, but on our oceans, automated ships could be making bigger waves by the end of the decade.

Carbon nanotube reinforce Composites can reduce space vehicle mass by 30%

NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) is keenly interested in nanotechnology – an approach that can reduce the mass and improve the performance of aerospace systems.

The Boring Company Adds Elevator Skeleton For Car/Pod Transport

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is certainly not wasting any time with his Boring Company concept.

Robots are coming to a burger joint near you

•A burger-flipping robot called Flippy will be at work in CaliBurger restaurants by early 2018.

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