Category: artificial intelligence

How VR connects with the elderly

There’s always a discussion about generation Y and Z and their future role in technology, but what role does it play in Generation C? Virtual Reality is being used in many ways to overcome the digital barrier between old and young generations as it is a technology which can be accessible to everyone. For example,

AI will be the judge of that …

A recent study saw a machine learning algorithm, which had learned from the thousands of legal documents, compete against 20 expert human lawyers. Both competitors were given 5 nondisclosure agreements to review for risks. On average, the lawyers took 92 minutes to complete the tasks and were 85% accurate. On the other hand, the AI

AI as our safety shield …

Data analytic algorithms are being used to predict when crimes might occur and to put measures in place to prevent them from happening. These algorithms can improve crime detection by 10 to 50 %. The software is updated every day to take into account new crimes, so it can then predict when and where crimes

Going, going, gone!

Portrait of Edmond de Belamy, a painting made using artificial intelligence, was sold at Christie’s auction house in New York. The painting sold for $432,500 which was 40 times higher than the estimated selling price. The algorithm was fed a data set of 15,000 portraits form between the 14th and 20th centuries in order to

Immortal celebrities …

Improvements in CGI are meaning many celebrity performers are being digitally preserved so that their career can continue beyond the grave. Many films are ‘de-aging’ actors so that they continue to look young in franchises; Star Wars now screens all its lead roles, just in case. Next year a holographic version of Amy Winehouse is

Integrating sport and technology

The HomeCourt app uses AI and machine learning to understand basketball players. The app can determine metrics like how high the jump, quantity and quality of the shots, etc.  These metrics may help young players review their practice sessions and make improvements quickly. The co-founder David Lee got the idea because he couldn’t hit a

Personalised Artificial Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence is getting smarter.  Eager to use these technologies such as artificial intelligence to enhance their personal and professional lives, @Aigo was born. Aigo is an AI assistant that learn from your preferences and store everything relevant for future usage. It is customised to you from your food preferences to your schedule appointments.   

Robot doing parkour …

Boston Dynamics have always tried to change the way people perceive robots, and this week they have made robots go viral. The SpotMini robot, which is like your own personal robotic dog, has been filmed in a fun clip dancing to Uptown Funk.  The company also released a video of their Atlas robot doing parkour

Can Technology be fast enough to save the world? …

Can technology be fast enough to break these previous trends and make #RenewableEnergy fast enough to save the world?  Daniel Schrag shares with the MIT Technology review his thoughts about how the climate change is going to be affected by the speed of renewable energy projects. Forecasting a low development with the stain point that

Taking Indoor Farming to the Next Level …

Iron Ox is an indoor hydroponic facility – an indoor farm ran by robots. The autonomous farms produce leafy greens at 26,000 heads a year, in a space that is 5 times small of a farm of the same production. The company believes that having an automated farm means robots will make up for jobs