Andrew Milmoe

1,643 Flips | 11 Magazines | 189 Likes | 32 Following | 2,177 Followers | @agmilmoe | Sr Staff Interaction Designer at ServiceMax from GE Digital who also builds digital platforms for creative expression, grad professor, Make:SF founder

Venezuelan President Targeted by Drone Attack, Officials Say

CARACAS, Venezuela — A drone attack caused pandemonium at a military ceremony where President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela was speaking on Saturday, sending National Guard troops scurrying in what administration officials called an assassination attempt.<p>The president, who was unharmed, later told …

Venezuela

Vision-free MIT Cheetah

researching the problem space

<b>diversity, opportunity, access, innovation … for digital products</b><p>Acquire solid knowledge of your problem space so you can support more people & …

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Customers

Here's the tiny drone the US Army just purchased for soldiers

The US Army is getting tiny personal surveillance drones as part of a $2.6 million contract with Flir, a thermal imaging and technology company.<p>The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System is the world's smallest combat-proven nano-drone, according to the company. The US Army has ordered the …

Drones

Drones That Kill on Their Own: Will Artificial Intelligence Reach the Battlefield? - OpenMind

On a stage and addressing a crowded auditorium, an executive unveils an amazing advance: a tiny drone endowed with Artificial Intelligence (AI) that …

SpotMini Autonomous Navigation

YouTube

Getting some air, Atlas?

Criminals used a swarm of drones to surveil and disrupt an FBI hostage operation

Criminals are increasingly using drones in illegal activity and to spy on authority<p>Criminals are increasingly using drones in illegal activity and as a way to counter surveil and disrupt the FBI and other law enforcement agents, according to a report by <i>Defense One</i><i>.</i><p>The publication cites one instance …

Designing for B2B and enterprise SaaS

Challenges faced in design process & pointers to overcome them.When I first started working on VWO, I came across many instances which have led me to …

UX Design

Milan Design Week 2018: Google's Debut Installation "Softwear"

Envisioned by Ivy Ross, VP of Hardware Design at Google, "Softwear" marks Google's debut installation at Milan Design Week. The underlying concept is the brainchild of trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort (also the curator of the show) who, in 1998, predicted that technology and nesting would combine …

Milan

Russia has figured out how to jam U.S. drones in Syria, officials say

WASHINGTON — The Russian military has been jamming some U.S. military drones operating in the skies over Syria, seriously affecting American military operations, according to four U.S. officials.<p>The Russians began jamming some smaller U.S. drones several weeks ago, the officials said, after a …

Russian Military

'Killer Robot' Lab Faces Boycott from Artificial Intelligence Experts

The artificial intelligence (AI) community has a clear message for researchers in South Korea: Don't make killer robots.<p>Nearly 60 AI and robotics …

Don’t Bother Trying to Outrun This Creepy Spiderbot That Transforms Into a Rolling Wheel

If the only thing more terrifying to you than a spider is a spider chasing you, you’re not going to want to watch this video of Festo’s latest …

Super-Fast Robot Arm Can Catch Whatever You Throw At It

Robots break new ground in construction industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, …

Construction Industry

Microsoft HoloLens: How mixed reality is finding fans in the hard hat gang

In business, mixed and augmented reality makes a lot more sense than virtual reality.<p>So far, the people who are really using mixed reality headsets …

Watch a Human Try to Fight Off That Door-Opening Robot Dog

Hey, remember that dog-like robot, SpotMini, that Boston Dynamics showed off last week, the one that opened a door for its robot friend? Well, the …

Putin Says Russia’s New Weapons Can’t Be Beat. With AI and Robotics, They Can.

Instead of single interceptors rising to meet an enemy missile, think about swarms of sub-launched UAVs armed with explosives, sensors, and</b> …

IIC: Industrial IoT Reference Architecture

One can find many ROI opportunities when looking at IoT to solve problems and bring value in an industrial context. Process improvement, asset …

Internet of Things

Robot ANYmal Dancing to Live Music

This 5G humanoid assistant robot could complete dangerous tasks for us in the future — here's how it works

Japanese companies NS Solutions and NTT Docomo showcased their 5G humanoid assistant robot at Mobile World Congress 2018.<p>The robot mimics the moment of a human operator via a 5G network carrying signals from sensors all over the operator's body.<p>The creators hope that the robot could be used to …

Robotics

These Walking, Rolling Robots Are Designed To Replace Human Couriers

What is it that makes Uber or Lyft seem so magical when a car appears after the press of a button? It’s little to do with the app itself, and everything to do with the complex logistical puzzle that each company is working through behind the scenes.<p>Once upon a time, Clement Jambou was knee-deep in …

We are doomed

I’m sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh.<p>Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 12) of its latest four-legged creation.<p>The video shows the latest iteration of its Spot …

Robotics

Don’t dream big when taking on industrial or enterprise IoT

As inspiring as the phrase business transformation is, I’ve decided that when it comes to industrial or enterprise IoT, it’s better to start small. …

IOT

‘Sea Hunter,’ a drone ship with no crew, just joined the U.S. Navy fleet

A prototype autonomous ship known as the Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV) has officially been transferred to the U.S. Navy from …

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Dynamicland

Our mission is to incubate a <b>humane dynamic medium</b><br>whose <b>full power</b> is accessible to all people.<p>1<p>A communal computer.<p>No screens, no devices. Just …

Nonprofits

AI, Digital-Twin Technologies and Manufacturing’s Future

https://www.efficientplantmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/0118erhardt_mixdown-1.mp3Jeff Erhardt, vice president Intelligent Systems, GE Digital …

Artificial Intelligence