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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

Autonomous ships are here …

We’ve heard about autonomous cars and planes, now @RollsRoyce want to start implementing autonomous ships. Human free ships would help prevent the 1000 ships which are lost a year, and they could be 15% more efficient to run. They hope to start running autonomous ferry services in Northern Europe first, before eventually progressing to fully

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

Travel at the Speed of Sound

Five years ago, Elon Musk announced his plans for Hyperloop transport, a system which uses magnets to cary pods through large tubes at 760mph. This week, the first full-size passenger capsule was unveiled which the company believe could be fully functioning in 3 years, with worldwide adoption in 5 to 10 years. With competitors such

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

World’s first autonomous tram launched right here in Potsdam

The world’s first autonomous tram, developed by a team of 50 experts, was launched in Potsdam. With its radars, lasers and camera sensors, the tram responds to trackside signals and brakes when it spots an emergency hazard.   The tram is not the only autonomous vehicle to be launched, with other commercial trails happening in cities

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will