Ian Dollery

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Lenovo's projector phone beams a touchscreen onto any surface

Smartphones with built-in projectors -- well, just the two from Samsung, really -- haven't exactly been a huge hit so far, but Lenovo thinks it's finally got the right use case for this combination: beaming a touchscreen or virtual keyboard onto your desk. Announced at the Lenovo Tech World …

Gear & Gadgets

The First Self-Driving Truck Takes To The Streets Of Nevada

But can it fight the Decepticons?<p>Last night at the Hoover Dam, the first licensed self-driving truck was unveiled to the world, begging the question: are there Autobots among us?<p>Not quite, though the Freightliner Inspiration does aspire to transform the trucking industry. The new truck is able to …

MIT Tests Thinking SeaBots

An age of automated exploration<p>In the ocean depths, off the western coast of Australia, a robot captain was listening to its subordinates. This isn't the plot of a science fiction. Instead it's part of a research project that will explore our seas better. For three weeks, MIT engineers tested …

Microsoft auto-photo-captioning research has eye on AI

Microsoft’s “How Old” age estimator didn’t exactly impress everyone with its mixed abilities to figure out ages, but the company is already looking …

Object Recognition

Brain implants let man control robotic arm with thoughts

A man with quadriplegia can now control a robotic arm with his mind, thanks to sensors implanted in his brain<p>A man in California who is paralysed from the neck down has had a chip implanted in his brain that allows him to control a robotic arm with his mind alone.<p>Erik Sorto, who was shot at the age …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter in Every Way

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Computer Chips Can Now Be Made From Wood

Just call them wood chips<p>The woods are lovely, dark, deep, and filled with potential computer components.<p>In a paper published in <i>Nature Communications</i> this week, researchers announced the construction of computer chips made from wood.<p>But don't expect to see hipsters advertising hand-carved artisan …

Depression Treatments Inspired By Club Drug Move Ahead In Tests

Antidepressant drugs that work in hours instead of weeks could be on the market within three years, researchers say.<p>"We're getting closer and closer to having really, truly next-generation treatments that are better and quicker than existing ones," says Dr. Carlos Zarate, a researcher at the …

Johnson & Johnson

Poppy 3D Device Transforms Your iPhone Into A 3D Camera (video)

A new device has been created called Poppy that allows you to easily capture and view 3D video footage directly from and on your Apple iPhone …

Nvidia Shield Games Console Can Also Pilot An Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 (video)

This week Nvidia announced that their new Nvidia Shield games console would be slightly delayed and launching next month now rather than this month …

Gear & Gadgets

Robot Ape Created By German Researchers At DFKI (video)

As part of a project called iStruct, German researchers at the DFKI (the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) have created an awesome …