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Robotics and AI for weeding

Possibly the biggest impact of the Industrial Revolution has been on … agriculture. By using machines for farming it made possible to increase productivity 100 folds (both in terms of yield per acre and much more in terms of human work to till, farm, harvest the field). The employment in …

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Tele-Photo

Telephoto in a photographer lingo is about using a special lens to get closer to a subject still keeping your distance, It can be an artist on the stage or a lion in the savannah. In the first case you may not be able to get close to the artist, …

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Megatrends for this decade – XIX

e) Instant delivery Logistic chains are one of the marvel of today’s world. They work (most of the times) seamlessly and are so effective that you can get your delivery within a single working day (it does not work for any place and for any type of goods but I …

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AI to cook an omelette?!

We have already seen robots cooking. Robots flipping hamburger (meet Flippy at Caliburger in California), others having a menu of up to 600 dishes (Robochef cooks Indian, Chinese and Mediterranean cuisine) other can prepare cocktails (Tipsy has 60 cocktail recipes up to its sleeve…). We have even seen a fully …

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Welcome Moxie!

After the success of Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner of the last decade, Paolo Pirjanian -former CTO of iRobot the manufacturer of Roomba, joined forces with Maja Matarić, USC robotics professors to create a successful social robot. The keyword here is “successful”. We have seen quite a number of social …

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