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The world's first working hoverboard is here and this time it's not a hoax -

March 10, 2008

A Futuristic Look At Science: The Amazing Predictions Of Michio Kaku

Snapshot<p>Michio Kaku has made many scientific predictions in his illustrious life.<p>Many of these predictions, as miraculous as they are, have come true …

Want to read your dog's mind? Japan's boom in weird wearable tech

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do Discman, Tamagotchi, and Game Boy have in common?<p>They're all landmark Japanese inventions from the 80s and 90s, symbols of an era when the Asian nation was a world leader in tech innovation.<p>But with the rise of Silicon Valley, and American tech giants such as Google and Apple, has …

Wearable Tech

DJI says it’s learned its lessons from the Mavic Pro delay

Timing is everything. And for DJI, the timing for the Mavic Pro, the stars seemed to align perfectly. A couple of weeks after GoPro’s big unveil, the company had a folding drone of its own that was smaller and more feature packed that the Karma. And, in spite of being late to the announcement part, …

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics - MIT Technology Review

Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. <i>The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade</i> …

Singularity

A robot is coming for your job? Well, probably not

In recent years, there has been a revival of public concerns that automation and digitization might result in a jobless future. This debate has been …

How to Build a Chatbot — Part 1

As it turns out, AI is starting to truly become mainstream and 2017 looks like it’s going to be full of new technologies and platforms. During the …

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Travel Might Revolve Around a Driverless Minibus

The electric, 3D-printed, self-driving Olli minibus was giving test drives at the IBM World of Watson conference in Las Vegas last month, while …

Tesla’s Autopilot chip supplier NVIDIA on new self-driving system: ‘It’s basically 5 yrs ahead and coming in 2017’

NVIDIA reported its financial results for the last quarter yesterday and surprised Wall Street. The chip maker, which is now becoming an “AI company” according to its leadership, reported revenue of $2 billion on expectations of $1.7 billion and they also surpassed earnings expectations by a …

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

Meet Sofia, the Robot That Looks, Thinks, and Talks Like a Human

The latest robot from Hanson Robotics took the stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon, displaying simple emotions, humanlike facial expressions. and bad jokes<p>Right now, artificially intelligent robots are part of the workforce, from hotel butlers to factory workers. But this is just the …

Changing the shape of wing design using "digital materials"

Though we're used to airplane wings with moving flaps that control the craft's movements, the first flying machine built by the Wright brothers in …

MIT Develops Self-Driving Mobility Scooter, Just Like in 'Wall-E'

Pixar’s whimsical robot love story, <i>Wall-E</i>, paints an incredibly dark portrait of humanity’s obese polluting future. So, bear with us when we say that …

National University of Singapore

Tesla inks deal to buy German manufacturing engineering firm

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla Motors says it has agreed to buy a German engineering company to help automate its electric car manufacturing.The …

Tesla Acquires German Engineering Firm in Move to Boost Production

Purchase of Grohmann Engineering seen aiding auto maker’s goal of building 500,000 cars annually<p>Tesla Motors Inc. said Tuesday it had reached a deal to acquire German firm Grohmann Engineering as part of efforts to boost production to 500,000 cars a year by 2018 and expand its footprint in …

Mechanical Engineering Faculty

The mechanical engineering department is composed of a mix of civilian and military faculty members. The strong civilian component (approx. 65%) is …

Tesla is buying a German engineering company to automate factories

The terms of the deal, which is subject to German regulatory approval, weren't disclosed.<p>In a statement, Tesla described Grohmann as a "world-renowned engineering company in Prüm, Germany, which will become Tesla Grohmann Automation."<p>According to Tesla:<p>Tesla shares were trading up slightly …

Tesla

World's Largest Fusion Reactor will Harness the Power of the Sun

<i>World's Largest Tokamak Reactor</i> [Image Source: <i>ITER</i>]<p>Human development and regular day-to-day functionality are largely dependent on the constant …

Toyota's hydrogen buses can work as emergency generators

Toyota will start selling fuel cell (FC) buses in 2017, with the aim of selling up to 100 in the Tokyo area ahead of the 2020 Olympic games. The company is using a beefed up version of the fuel system it developed for the Toyota Murai, with 10 high pressure tanks holding 600 liters of highly …

Tesla doubles the energy density of its commercial batteries

While Tesla's solar roof / Powerwall event isn't until tomorrow, the product that preceded both, its commercial... cousin, Powerpack, has been upgraded and is already shipping to companies. The company says Powerpack 2 has double the energy density than the original model, paired with a new …

Clean Energy

Robots: Smart, and getting smarter

With just two years in the workforce under his belt, “Pepper”—a humanoid robot built in Japan—is already impressing employers with his extensive CV. …