Interacting with a World of Connected Objects
Tom Coates discusses the benefits, and potential horrors, of imbuing intelligent objects with personalities.
IBM’s Watson Is Out with Its Own Barbecue Sauce
Happy Fourth of July! You may like to try some IBM Watson-created BBQ sauce at your cookout this weekend. We’ll talk to Mike Rhodin, SVP IBM Watson Group, at EmTech MIT about Watson’s future work.
—David Sweeney, marketing communications manager
More Jobs in Companies That Employ Robots
Robot enthusiast Colin Lewis found that at 76 companies that implemented industrial robots, employment increased over the past three years.
—Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports
Researchers Develop Muscle-Powered Biorobots
I can’t help but think of The Terminator: “Hasta la vista, baby!”
—James Friedman, director of advertising sales
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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