Michel Mesquita

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Google Glass is helping children with autism improve their social skills

Google Glass has had somewhat of a difficult history but a recent project at Stanford University could revive the technology for a new audience.<p>The …

Autism

Airo Vision+ Coffee Machine And Wireless Charger

A new coffee machine and wireless charger combination has been created by Italian company Sviluppo in the form of the Airo Vision+, which can be seen …

Crowd Funding

Tiny Microlino EV now street legal in Europe, moving into production

Initially revealed back in early 2016, the Microlino promised a new electric interpretation of the classic 1950s bubble car, the BMW Isetta. After …

Electric Vehicles

Beat the heat with this personal air conditioner, now only $192 (Orig. $256)

If you are melting in this summer heat, the evaSMART EV-3000 could be your lifeline. This smart air conditioner creates a cool bubble of air around your desk or in your bedroom, providing instant relief. You can get it now for just <b>$192</b> (Orig. $256) at 9to5Toys Specials.<p>While desktop fans simply …

Domestic Technology

6 ways artificial intelligence is transforming writing

Will robots eventually put writers out of a job?Are we going to see computers writing the next Great American Novel?Probably not. At least not any …

Artificial Intelligence

Why I don’t invest in AI

Last year AI companies attracted more than $10.8 billion in funding from venture capitalists like me. AI has the ability to enable smarter decision-making. It allows entrepreneurs and innovators to create products of great value to the customer. So why don’t I don’t focus on investing in AI?<p>During …

Startups

This adorable robot wants to make air travel less stressful

The KLM Royal Dutch Airlines robot will be launching in select airports this summer<p>Finding your way through an airport can be an infuriating task. With cancellations, delays, and gate switches, you could find yourself running in circles forever before you board. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines wants to …

Cute

Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

eCommerce

Meet the sun-chasing robot with a plant on its back

If you squint it’s almost cute<p>Raise your hand if you thought that the singularity would be led by a six-legged robot plant.<p>This unique, um, creature is tasked with looking after the succulent on its back, chasing the sunlight as needed, moving to the shade when it’s had enough and doing a little …

Walmart's Newly Patented Technology For Eavesdropping On Workers Presents Privacy Concerns

“The sound sensors can capture audio data based on interactions between the employee and the guests, interactions between the guests, and sounds resulting from movement and/or actions of the employees and/or guests.”<p>Walmart just won a patent for audio surveillance technology that measures workers’ …

Japan’s first digital art museum makes visitors a part of the installation

Tokyo's MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM has opened its doors and invites visitors to immerse themselves in its psychedelic installations. Inside the …

This kitchen in a box makes it easy to cook in micro-apartments and tiny homes

Young professionals living in micro-apartments and tiny homes can soon install a fully functioning kitchen in their residences, without the need for …

Food & Dining

Why Industry 4.0 is Just What India Needs Now

Be part of an unique thought leadership session on the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Entrepreneur 2018 Show on July 16-17 at the JW Marriott, New Delhi.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Did you know that with next-gen technology like the …

Manufacturing

Award-Winning Sketching App 'Concepts' Releases New Update Including Customized Brushes

Being a 21st-century designer is not always a walk in the park, but it certainly has its perks. Fortunately, innovative product and software …

This self-driving grocery delivery car will sacrifice itself to save pedestrians

The vehicles will take part in a pilot program with Kroger in the fall.<p>Most self-driving cars are designed to carry people. That’s what Google’s autonomous vehicles do in Arizona, for example. But a company called Nuro has created a diminutive ‘bot that can drive itself down streets toting eggs, …

Understanding the practical applications of business AI

More is written about artificial intelligence today than ever before. We read about milestones the technology has passed, like DeepMind’s AlphaGo beating the world’s best Go player or Facebook’s facial recognition performing better than humans at tagging photos. And to be fair, coverage is starting …

Machine Learning

A bestselling author and MIT researcher says Elon Musk’s ‘AI scaremongering keeps me up at night’

Andrew McAfee, an MIT scientist, has co-written 'Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future' (2017).Gordon Haff / Flickr<p><b>Andrew McAfee is</b> <b>co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy</b><b>,</b> <b>and the author of two popular books on AI and the future of work.</b><p><b>McAfee is worried that</b> …

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Artificial Intelligence

You may soon store your entire media collection on one SD card

A single SD card might someday be enough to hold your entire media collection, no matter how huge it is; and it'll obviously be even faster than today's offerings. The SD Association (the group that sets memory card standards) just announced a new specification called SD Express, which adds PCI …

This clever case pops open to protect your phone when you drop it

That moment when you drop your phone and everything stops. You can hear your heart beat — the buzz of the world around you is silenced — all cognition stops — you see as if in slow motion the pirouette of your $700 piece of electronics toward the cement. How will it land? Will you get lucky this …

Airbags

India’s mess of complexity is just what AI needs - MIT Technology Review

In 2010, I hired two engineers from an Indian college to help me develop a product that could automatically grade the spoken English ability of job …

Machine Learning

Move over CPUs and GPUs, the Intelligence Processing Unit is the super-smart chip of the future

For most organisations, the process of cognification is the single biggest challenge of the next five years. Everything will get smarter – in theory. …

Zaha Hadid Architects unveils Morpheus hotel in Macau

Three holes punctuate the twisting geometric facade of the Morpheus hotel in Macau, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which opens today, 15 …

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or navigating …

Entrepreneurship

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Raspberry Pi Image Recognition System With Alexa Voice

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a new project to keep them busy may be interested in a Raspberry Pi image recognition tutorial which has been …

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Context<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution1 and emerging technologies—such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and additive …

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Public Speaking

After 526 Rejected Job Applications, I Broke Through. So Can You.

Remember, failure is never final. Success is all about turning your setback into your comeback.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Son, don’t apply for a job just to pay the rent. You need to think beyond yourself. You need to start thinking of building a career and …

Employment

Sony shrinks its Digital Paper tablet down to a more manageable 10 inches

I had a great time last year with Sony’s catchily named DPT-RP1, an e-paper tablet that’s perfect for reading PDFs and other big documents, but one of my main issues was simply how big the thing is. Light and thin but 13 inches across, the tablet was just unwieldy. Heeding (I assume) my advice, …