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How Autodesk’s assistant Ava attempts to avoid uncanny valley

As Google’s Duplex made clear a week ago, the uncanny valley can have consequences. That was true before AI, and it’s a notion tested on a regular basis now that intelligent machines have entered the mix.<p>In the same week that Duplex made its world premiere, Autodesk began to roll out its avatar and …

Microsoft turns SharePoint into the simplest VR creation tool yet

Microsoft is sticking with its pragmatic approach to VR with SharePoint spaces, a new addition to its collaboration platform that lets you quickly build and view Mixed Reality experiences. It's a lot like how PowerPoint made it easy for anyone to create business presentations. Sharepoint spaces …

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Microsoft Starts To Make Serious Progress On The Intelligent Edge Vision

Azure IoT and Edge Computing announcements dominated the keynote at Microsoft Build, the annual developer conference. Microsoft is on track to deliver the promise of Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge.<p>First outlined by Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at Build 2017, Intelligent Edge is a …

Internet of Things

3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

How Modern Infrastructure And Machine Intelligence Will Disrupt The Industry

Modern infrastructure and machine intelligence are two trends that will have an impact on every entity of the industry including platform companies, independent software vendors, global system integrators and emerging startups.<p>The convergence of modern infrastructure and machine intelligence will …

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 most important breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

“Artificial Intelligence” is currently the hottest buzzword in tech. And with good reason - after decades of research and development, the last few …

Automation, robotics, and the factory of the future

Cheaper, more capable, and more flexible technologies are accelerating the growth of fully automated production facilities. The key challenge for …

How the Intelligent Home of the Future Will Care For You

As Dorothy famously said in <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, there’s no place like home. Home is where we go to rest and recharge. It’s familiar, comfortable, and …

Drones and Robots Are Taking Over Industrial Inspection - MIT Technology Review

Avitas Systems, a GE subsidiary based in Boston, is now using drones and robots to automate the inspection of infrastructure such as pipelines, power …

Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches First

We’re no stranger to robotics in the medical field. Robot-assisted surgery is becoming more and more common. Many training programs are starting to …

10 Unintended Side Effects Of Newly Emerging Technologies

Technology is advancing at a rapid pace, and most people are excited about all the crazy things that are coming up next. Scientists and industry …

AI Lets Astrophysicists Analyze Images 10 Million Times Faster

If you’re ever casually analyzing the cosmological phenomenon that is gravitational lensing in a hurry, you’re best off using neural networks. That’s …

Bricklaying Robots And Exoskeletons Are the Future of the Construction Industry

One of the most digitally conservative industries is opening to robotics.<p>One of the most staid and digitally conservative industries is on the verge of a robotic makeover.<p>The global construction space isn't known for ushering new tech into their workforce, but a painful labour shortage, calls for …

AI may take your job - in 120 years

<b>A global survey of experts in machine learning suggests it will be 120 years before all human jobs are automated.</b><p>In 45 years' time, though, half of jobs currently filled by humans will have been taken over by an artificial intelligence system, results indicate.<p>The report, When will AI exceed human …

Young Architect Guide: 7 Big Benefits of BIM

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Engineering

Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones with 3D sensors as one potential fix for places GPS won’t accurately reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with lots of Bluetooth beacons — …

Personal Data

5 Top Technologies for Digital Disruption

Digital disruption is the flip side of digital opportunity. Established companies and startups alike enlist new technologies in the fight to dislodge incumbents, protect entrenched positions, or re-invent entire industries and business activities.<p>To help business and IT executives evaluate emerging …

Innovation

The Rise Of Factory-Built Homes: Half-Priced Hamptons

<i>Predicting Our Future is a podcast about the next revolutions in technology, as seen through the eyes of a serial entrepreneur. Below is an edited excerpt from “Half-Priced Hamptons,” the second episode in a 6-part series on the future of homebuilding. Listen to the full episode here.</i><p>In this …

The AI That Cut Google’s Energy Bill Could Soon Help You - MIT Technology Review

Google is using a powerful new machine-learning approach to save huge amounts of energy (and hundreds of millions of dollars) each year at its vast …

The Github for eco-housing builds $25k homes in just five days

Going green can be hard. But operating under the assumption that team work makes the dream work, one very innovative couple is hoping that by way of …

Google is already fighting hackers from the future with post-quantum cryptography

For years, experts have warned users to use secure browser communications whenever possible. If you visit a site and the URL in your browser's …

Imagining construction’s digital future

The industry needs to change; here’s how to manage it.<p><b>The construction industry</b> is ripe for disruption. Large projects across asset classes typically …

Engineering

Comment on This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games by Booperkit

I agree somewhat. Also stating that it will be free ‘like Google’ is a bit silly too. People pay to access the Internet and for the hardware they use …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

The phones of 2017 will be all about VR

If you've tried virtual reality, whether or not it blew your mind probably depends on how you experienced it: whether it was with a high-end headset …

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

DIY - Summer Outdoor Sofa - Quiet Corner

Modern style meets DIY cool in this sturdy cedar outdoor sofa! With just some 2×4 boards, you could be seating in style this summer!<p><b>Cut Your …

DIY - Wood Greenhouse - Quiet Corner

If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own vegetables, we will show you all you need to …