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VR can be a mainstream tech; but it’s not ready yet

Posted in Hardware on 10th Aug, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
With giants like Facebook, Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony leading the HMD charge, it’s hard to ignore the din around immersive technologies.
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SpaceX and Boeing are both on track for 2018 manned flights

Posted in Hardware on 8th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
A July 20 report released by NASA shows that SpaceX is still targeting an unmanned test flight in February 2018 and a crewed flight in June 2018.
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Africa has entered the space race, with Ghana’s first satellite now orbiting earth

Posted in Hardware on 7th Aug, 2017 06:09 PM
by Alex Muller
The satellite has cameras on board for detailed monitoring of the coastlines of Ghana.
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The renewable energy revolution in India

Posted in Hardware on 7th Aug, 2017 06:01 PM
by Alex Muller
India has launched the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programme and aims to achieve 175 GW capacity of energy by 2022.
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+43

Rewired launches $100 million robotics fund

Posted in Hardware on 6th Aug, 2017 02:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Investments will be targeted at applied science and tech that explores a machine’s ability to interact with and understand the natural world.
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Solar is now the most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Posted in Hardware on 4th Aug, 2017 12:04 PM
by Alex Muller
PV and wind represent almost half of all net new generation capacity installed worldwide during last year.
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+31

When Will AI Be Better Than Humans at Everything? 352 AI Experts Answer

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2017 03:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have carried out the largest-ever survey of machine learning experts on the subject.
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+33

Microsoft will use Tobii’s eye tracking in Windows 10

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Aug, 2017 02:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Tobii has pioneered technology that lets you control a computer with your eyes, and today it is announcing that it will collaborate to bring eye tracking to Microsoft’s Windows.
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China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jul, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.
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Elon Musk names yet another launch date for SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jul, 2017 04:30 PM
by Alex Muller
It’s a new launch date for a vehicle that has had many tentative launch dates before, none of which have actually panned out just yet.
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Renewable Energy Just Hit a Big Milestone

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jul, 2017 02:59 PM
by Alex Muller
This year, for the first time in the modern nuclear era, renewable energy has surpassed nuclear power as a percentage of U.S. energy generation.
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+28

Telescope design promises to revolutionize amateur astronomy

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jul, 2017 05:27 PM
by Alex Muller
A telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge science.
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China Plans to Use AI to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jul, 2017 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The country’s government has announced a scheme to surpass Western nations and shape the future of AI.
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Elon Musk thinks a moon base would fire up public support for space

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jul, 2017 01:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Musk also said that his tunneling company (The Boring Company) could aid in Mars colonization as well.
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+33

SpaceX's Big New Rocket May Crash on 1st Flight, Elon Musk Says

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jul, 2017 06:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk is tamping down expectations about the maiden launch of SpaceX's huge new Falcon Heavy rocket.
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Alphabet’s X announces Glass Enterprise Edition, a hands-free device for hands-on workers

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jul, 2017 01:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The new 'Glass 2.0' design makes significant improvements over the original Glass.
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