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Autonomous systems on the rise.

I have been discussing for quite a bit now the technologies that are making autonomous systems possible. Indeed, the forecast is towards an increase of their presence in the next decade. Artificial Intelligence is at the core of autonomous systems. It will permeate them in different degrees, the more autonomous …

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Watch out for that vacuum cleaner!

It is no news at all that data are important and that we are flooded by data. Actually, it is exactly because it is no news that the ever increasing sources of data fall below our perception and that is a problem. Take something like a vacuum cleaner. The Roomba, …

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Marie and Ashley are the best …

Quite often when we think of robots stealing our jobs we imagine some Asimov-like anthropomorphic robot handling some blue collar work. Actually, there is another category of robots, normally called “bots” that is already replacing white collars… and in the thousands! Conversica is a US company that specialises in bots …

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Industry 4.0 and Symbiotic Autonomous Systems

General Electric is working to make AI an integral component of its industrial processes, from design (and co-design) to production (and co-production) to operation (and co-operation). Notice the (co-) part. It is an important aspect that moves GE into industry 4.0 and it is notable that they are looking at …

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Science is progressing a bit too fast …

Just few years ago researchers started to intercept brain electrical activity by placing a grid of sensors on the skull, and when they wanted to be more accurate on the brain itself, and demonstrated they could translate those electrical activities into “commands” that a robot (may be in the shape …

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Placing a bee brain in your digital camera …

Anyone into digital photography knows that sometimes the photos turn out with colours that are not, actually, the ones you saw at the time you took the picture. Although digital cameras got better in rendering colours there are still quite a few situations where they get distorted. Few aficionados know …

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