We live in a world of sounds, full of beautiful music, birds chirping, and the voices of our friends. It’s a rich cacophony, with blaring beeps, accented alarms, and knock-knock jokes. The sound of a door opening can alert us to a friend’s arrival, and a door slamming can alert us to an impending argument.
Automation is edging into some of the last redoubts of human-only work, such as sales.
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My feelings about Steve Jobs have always been a little mixed. I long admired his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen and was in sheer awe of his natural instincts for what appeals to consumers. On the other hand I bristled at what I saw as his — and by extension Apple’s — occasionally …
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Blind Drivers Operate Car Using Robotics Technology
With a little help from technology, blind people can just do as fine as a normal human. A step towards achieving this goal, is placing the blind behind the wheels. Researchers in Virginia Tech have made this possible by using haptics. The technology that made this feat possible was developed by Dennis Hong, a professor at Virginia Tech. This technology has a viable scope in the areas of assistive motion, agumented reality, gaming, defence, and of course for house-hold. The days aren’t far when these technologies invade our home.
Source - WP
Scientists capture birth of new planet on camera, mother and child doing just fine
“Scientists have discovered a Jupiter-like gaseous planet that likely began forming some 50,000 to 100,000 years ago. Located about 450 light years from Earth, it’s also the youngest planet ever observed, having dethroned the previous record-holder, which was about five times older. According to scientisits, the LkCa 15 b is still being formed out of a circle of dust and gas (pictured above) surrounding a 2-million-year-old star.”
Source - Engadget
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