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Vacuum Robot Reviews Viewed 2,000,000+ Times!

Vacuum Robot Reviews Viewed 2,000,000+ Times! 2,000,000+ Page Views nootrix.com

We have just hit the 2,000,000 page views! This great news is an excellent fuel to nootrix.com! We’ll keep providing you with 100% independent reviews of Roomba and friends. Our goal is more than simply pointing the best vacuum robot. Instead, we prefer to help you choose a vacuum robot that best fits your home, […]

Green Websites: Solutions for a CO2 Free Internet

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

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?

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 […]

Atlas Humanoid is Ready to Run at the Next Olympics

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 […]

Donate Some CPU Cycles to Help Scientists Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Donate Some CPU Cycles to Help Scientists Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

What if you could help cure cancer while listening to music, watching a video, or checking your emails? What if you could accelerate research with no investment of time or money? It’s actually possible. Simply donate your device’s spare computing power to help scientists solve the world’s biggest problems in health and sustainability. How Distributed […]

Solar Roads: The Next Green Electricity Power Plants?

Solar Roads: The Next Green Electricity Power Plants?

The production of enough solar electricity to cover all needs of our modern society, requires large areas of land that are not always available. One solution is to use houses top roofs and building facades. A more recent alternative is to use roads. This idea is backed by the observation that a given road section […]

Turning Footsteps Energy into Green Electricity

Turning Footsteps Energy into Green Electricity

In his February 2016 TED talk, former US vice-president discusses the current state of global warming (see Video 1). During the latest decade, temperature climbed to values never reached before. Extreme violent events such as Hurricane Katrina became even more frequent. However, Al Gore is optimistic: the amount of green electricity produced by CO2 free […]

Warka Water: Collecting Water Out of Thin Air

Warka Water: Collecting Water Out of Thin Air

According to the 2015 report of UNICEF, 663 million people around the globe struggle to find reliable sources of water to drink. Thousands of people including a huge percentage of children die from illnesses related to poor water quality. During the period 2000 to 2006, a total of 2163 water-related disasters were reported according to […]

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