This Is the End of the Silicon Chip, Here’s What’s Next

This Is the End of the Silicon Chip, Here’s What’s Next

Electronics keep getting smaller, and it’s all thanks to electric switches called transistors. When these little fellas replaced vacuum tubes, computers went from the size of entire rooms to merely the corner of a room. In the 60-odd years since, transistors have kept shrinking, scaling down and powering up our electronics with them. But many…

It’s Getting Harder to Spot a Deep Fake Video

It’s Getting Harder to Spot a Deep Fake Video

“We’re entering an era in which our enemies can make anyone say anything at any point in time.” Jordan Peele created this fake video of President Obama to demonstrate how easy it was to put words in someone else’s mouth- moving forward we need to be more vigilant with what we trust from the internet….

Will The Next Picasso Be A Robot? | The School of Luzu

Will The Next Picasso Be A Robot? | The School of Luzu

So, we have six pieces of art right here. Five of them have been created by a human and one of them has been created by a machine. Which one is the machine-made piece of art? We’re gonna take a vote.The first one, the second one, the third one, the fourth,the fifth and the sixth.No…

Extreme Vehicles That Will Blow Your Mind ▶3

Extreme Vehicles That Will Blow Your Mind ▶3

The first “Burlak” was fully built-in Aleksei Makarov’s workshop in Ekaterinburg. The body was assembled at the end of October 2015, the final assembly and completing units of the vehicle began in November. At the end of February 2016, the test drive was made. Full-scale testings were made in the Nether-Polar Urals and the Kara…

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

— In Congress today, a House subcommittee approved draft legislation that would allow manufacturers to put up to 100,000 driverless vehicles per year on the road. It’s a step towards robots replacing us behind the wheel— and phasing out taxi and truck drivers. That’s a ways off, but there’s one robot named SAM who doesn’t…

When Rivers Rise: How AI is helping predict floods

When Rivers Rise: How AI is helping predict floods

When we had our fields, we used to go there and play with our friends. We used to have a lot of fun there. Then the river came and washed everything away. Over the last century, floods have become the most common and deadly natural disaster on the planet. The Ghagra River takes everything. Our…

Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

Imagine a future where your toaster anticipates what kind of toast you want. During the day, it scans the Internet for new and exciting types of toast. Maybe it asks you about your day, and wants to chat about new achievements in toast technology. At what level would it become a person? At which point…