December 26, 2013
Time | SCHAFT was developed by a Japanese team and is owned by Google. The rescue and response humanoid can even drive a car.
March 10, 2010
FILM WEBSITE | Imagine a 120-year-old living like today’s 50 year-olds. Possible? Yes, according to the scientists in Robert Kane Pappas’ new film, To Age or Not to Age. The scientists featured have found the means to postpone and possibly mitigate diseases tied to aging, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and diabetes. Genes that control aging, among them SIRT2/SIRT1 genes, when altered, may, as a side effect increase… read more
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October 12, 2014
Wired | Steve Aoki talks with famed futurist Ray Kurzweil about how technology will shape our future, in terms of creativity, consciousness, and the coming singularity.
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Steve Aoki | Extended edit. Steve Aoki talks with famed futurist Ray Kurzweil about how technology will shape our future, in terms of creativity, consciousness, and the coming singularity. Check… read more
May 1, 2013
You’re about to see the movie that holds the Guinness World Records record for the World’s Smallest Stop-Motion Film (see how it was made here). The ability to move single atoms — the smallest particles of any element in the universe — is crucial to IBM’s research in the field of atomic memory. But even nanophysicists need to have a little fun. In that spirit, IBM researchers used… read more
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January 25, 2010
EUTUBE | Europe can celebrate 25 years of successful funding of Research in the area of Information and Communication Technologies.
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The Objet30 Pro desktop 3D printer combines incredible fine detail accuracy with a versatile range of 7 unique and different materials. This 3D printer is the only desktop system to feature clear transparent material and high temperature resistant material. The Objet30 Pro is ideal for the rapid prototyping needs of professional designers and engineers working in industries such as consumer goods, consumer electronics, medical devices, design consultancies and… read more
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April 24, 2013
The Touch Bionics i-limb ultra revolution, featuring a powered rotating thumb, 24 grip options, and extra-sensitive electrodes, is the first upper-limb prosthesis that can be controlled via a mobile app.
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February 7, 2013
A male silkmoth uses a small, two-wheeled robot to track down a female silkmoth from the odor of her sex pheromone. The objective: develop autonomous robots that can detect and track down environmental spills and leaks, according to University of Tokyo scientists.
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Aaron Sims | In short film Archetype a combat robot rebels after malfunctioning with memories of once being human
February 19, 2012
Aaron Sims | RL7 is an eight-foot-tall combat robot that goes on the run after malfunctioning with vivid memories of once being human. As its creators and the military close in, RL7 battles its way to uncovering the shocking truth behind its mysterious visions and past.
Directed by Aaron Sims and starring Robert Joy (Land of the Dead, CSI:NY) and David Anders (Heroes, 24).
“Thanks for all the… read more
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February 10, 2011
ABC News | Video Report by David Muir, ABC News: A long way since that first computer with a hard drive in the 1960s could store about one Manhattan phone book, Watson can hold 12 million of them.
In the 1980s, IBM’s first PC could understand about 5,000 words — Watson: 125 billion.
But sometimes that data misses the human subtlety. Scientists will tell you that… read more
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January 5, 2012
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Wikipedia | Brain-derived neurotrophic factor