Category: News & Trends

Green Websites: Solutions for a CO2 Free Internet

Green web server

Green websites is the way to go for a carbon free Internet. By going green, content providers will contribute to fight climate change. The impact will be significant since the Internet energy consumption is ever growing. The communications industry could use 20% of all the world’s electricity by 2025, hampering global attempts to meet climate […]

General Artificial Intelligence Risks and How to Mitigate Them

Robot and girl holding hands

General Artificial Intelligence, or AGI for short is the intelligence of a machine that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can. Many scientists expect to reach it within few decades. Combined with progress in robotics, general artificial intelligence will be the first step to a new kind of machines. They will […]

Robots Uprising: How to Survive Superintelligent Machines?

Technology and more specifically artificial beings (i.e. robots) have always made people imagine dystopian futures. The predicted outcome resembles the Terminator films or the Ex Machina movie, where machines become smarter than humans, and kill their creators in the pursue of world domination. However, these dark scenarios can also be depicted in funny way. Daniel […]

Robots To Collect Garbage Floating in the Water

WasteShark Robot collects marine litter, and plastic in particular the whale shark style

A loft of plastic litter (bottles, bags…) end up in harbours, marinas and canals. WasteShark, a robotic boat by a Dutch company (Rana Marine) takes care of collecting this floating waste. The robot behaves the shark whale style to clean urban waters. Video 1 shows WasteShark in action. Video 1. The WasteShark Robot Collects Floating […]

Atlas Humanoid is Ready to Run at the Next Olympics

Boston Dynamics Humanoid Atlas Running

After the incredible ninja moves and back flips, Atlas strikes once again. The Boston Dynamics humanoid is now capable of running. As opposed to fast walking, running means that at some point in time, bot feet are off the ground (see Video 1). To show how much this is amazing, compare to Video 2 where […]