When the coronavirus burst onto the scene, healthcare professionals and robotics experts partnered to implement out-of-the-box solutions to pressing needs. In Wuhan, China, a test run of a field hospital staffed by robots took place. The machines, provided by tech company CloudMinds, delivered necessities and medicines and even entertained patients.
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Tracking Changes in Surface Currents
Many studies have shown how climate change is wreaking havoc on our oceans (and the world). Warming sea temperatures, more powerful storms, rising sea levels are all quickly becoming a reality.
Why Real-Time Big Data Matters to the Maritime Industry
Over 90% of world trade is in the hands of the international maritime shipping industry. Every year, it moves more than USD 4 trillion of goods. For shipping companies, there’s a lot of pressure to remain on schedule, protect the cargo ship and crew, and ensure profitability. And we can’t say it’s easy.
Can DNA Solve The World’s Data Storage Problem?
We’re creating more data than we know what to do with. Millions of emails and texts and tweets and YouTube videos are quickly building up in data storage centers. Thus far the answer to the issue has been to just build more and more data storage warehouses across the globe, but these data centers suck …
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Smart Home Devices Can Help Reduce Waste and Utility Bills
By now, it’s common knowledge that smart home devices can help with a variety of daily tasks. From asking your Alexa device what song is playing to checking your phone to see who just rang your doorbell, more people are buying smart devices to fill a variety of life needs and interests. With increased technology, …
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Microsoft had a crazy idea to put servers underwater, and it totally worked
A little over two years ago, a shipping container-sized cylinder bearing Microsoft’s name and logo was lowered onto the ocean floor off the northern coast of Scotland. Inside were 864 servers, and their submersion was part of the second phase of the software giant’s Project Natick. Launched in 2015, the project’s purpose is to determine …
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Moon landing videos remastered
Run by a Dutch restoration specialist who remastering historic videos using Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Dutch Steam Machine (Dutchsteammachine) channel has published remastered Apollo Moon landing videos, as well as some other vintage space videos, and the results are astonishing.
How to Prepare Students for the Future of Work
The future of work worries everybody, but especially young students who are afraid of uncertainty. Most schools don’t teach students how to prepare for the future of work, and this is something that students require to have a successful career. According to Entrepreneur, most American schools don’t provide their students with entrepreneurial skills.
6 Auto Innovations Driven by NASA research
A lot of people ask “why NASA is spending billions on space exploration? We have a lot of problems here on Earth. Wouldn’t it be better to spend that many on earthly problems?”
Smart Home Technology for the Future
A smart, thinking home may have sounded like something from the far future just a couple of decades ago, but it’s part of today’s reality. Smart technology is integrated into a variety of household items, including appliances, security systems, and thermostats.