Monthly Archives: May 2016

No Industry Can Afford to Ignore Artificial Intelligence

May 30, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

The phrase “Artificial Intelligence” was first used about sixty years ago by four computer science professors while working on a summer project. The hope was to figure out how to make machines use language and perform abstract thought. “We think that a significant advance can be made if a carefully selected group of scientists work […]

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Coding school plans to educate 10,000 students for free

May 23, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , ,

A radical French technology school funded by US$100 million from billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel is coming to Silicon Valley, and has plans to grow to 10,000 students in the next five years. His new project is an ambitious coding university in Silicon Valley called 42. But the trick is that it’s nothing like other universities out […]

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Scientists Accidentally Create a Battery That Can Outlast Your Device

May 16, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

Over the last decade or so it’s become increasingly obvious that the limits of battery technology are a pothole on our road to the future as typical Lithium-ion battery breaks down badly between 5000-7000 cycles. While playing around, a PhD candidate Mya Le Thai at University of California got an idea of suspending the brittle nanowire in a […]

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UG STUDENTS INVENT GLOVES THAT TRANSLATES SIGN LANGUAGE INTO SPEECH

May 9, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

While most college undergraduates are spending their free periods on Facebook, two remarkable students have used their spare time to pioneer an invention that may change the very way we communicate. University of Washington undergrads Tommy Pryor and Navid Azodi won a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize — a nationwide search for the most inventive undergraduate and graduate […]

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Welcome to the world’s first brain-controlled drone competition.

May 4, 2016 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY

Welcome to the world’s first brain-controlled drone competition. These black headsets are equipped with sensors that can read brain activity. Those signals are then translated into commands to make the drone fly. The competition was held at the University of Florida. Scientists are already using mind-controlled technology to help those who are paralyzed move limbs.

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Artificial intelligence now fits inside a USB stick

May 2, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , , , ,

Now you’ll always take the neural network with you, Everywhere you go!! Movidius chips have been showing up in quite a few products recently, as it’s the same company that helps DJI’s latest drone avoid obstacles, and FLIR’s new thermal camera automatically spot people trapped in a fire, this all is through deep learning via neural networks. […]

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