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21 Oct 2017

This is the airplane that can reach any part of the planet within 4 hours

Anastasios Manaras, Weekly Observer

This is the airplane that can reach any part of the planet within 4 hours

Those who tremble at the thought of long flights or simply dream of the moment they can quickly reach from one part of the planet to another will be very happy. The airplane arrives, which will travel everywhere within four hours. A British aerospace company, Reaction Engines, is working on an airplane which, according to its team estimates, will be able to reach any destination in the world, wherever it may be, within four hours. And this is not the only impressive element, as it can fly in space as well.

Posted in Aerospace

21 Oct 2017

What a world of AI robot writers will look like

Will To, The Next Web

What a world of AI robot writers will look like

Just as video killed the radio star, so too will AI demolish writers, journalists, and editors. Legions of wordsmiths -- from Fiverr freelancers to The New York Times reporters -- may soon find themselves out of work. However, they will be defeated not by competitors overseas, but by algorithms.

To understand the future of writing and how AI writers might look like, we first need to look at the types of jobs that are already on the chopping block.

Posted in IT & Computing

20 Oct 2017

How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India

Rajiv Rao, ZDNet

How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India

Creating a digital economy is a fine idea but who is going to fuel it if over 100 million people have no jobs? This is the fundamental dilemma confronting Indian workers.

For a developing country to be able to lift its hundred of millions out of poverty, what it desperately needs is a manufacturing base whose employment can raise per capita income.

Posted in Industrial

19 Oct 2017

N O D E's Handheld Linux Terminal

Raspberry Pi

N O D E's Handheld Linux Terminal

Want to take your Raspberry Pi on the road? Check out N O D E's latest Handheld Linux Terminal build, a fully functional pocket-sized Pi laptop.

Posted in IT & Computing

19 Oct 2017

AI-powered pathology is transforming cancer care

David West, VentureBeat

AI-powered pathology is transforming cancer care

In May, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, discussed AI applications for digital pathology in his keynote speech to an audience of millions at Google's annual I/O event. Five weeks earlier, the FDA announced it had approved the first whole slide imaging system for primary diagnostic use in pathology. Both events point to the future of pathology and laboratory medicine: Software will soon dominate.

Posted in Medical

19 Oct 2017

Combining Graphical And Voice Interfaces For A Better User Experience

David Pasztor, Smashing Magazine

Combining Graphical And Voice Interfaces For A Better User Experience

With the appearance of voice user interfaces, AI and chatbots, what is the future of graphical user interfaces (GUIs)? Don't worry: Despite some dark predictions, GUIs will stay around for many years to come. Let me share my personal, humble predictions and introduce multi-modal interfaces as a more human way of communication between user and machine.

Posted in IT & Computing

13 Oct 2017

Raspberry Pi laptop teaches code with modular innards

Nick Summers, Engadget

Raspberry Pi laptop teaches code with modular innards

Pi-Top's new modular laptop is for youngsters who want to learn how to code.

The power and affordability of the Raspberry Pi has given rise to a new type of computer. One that goes beyond the credit-sized board, with colorful shells and displays that make it feel like a normal laptop or PC. The latest is the all-new Pi-Top, a modular laptop with a unique sliding keyboard. Pull it toward you and a large tray is revealed underneath with a Raspberry Pi 3 board and space for additional parts.

Posted in Electrical & Electronics, IT & Computing

12 Oct 2017

19 Possible Applications of Virtual Reality Technology

Sirisha Paladhi, iamwire

19 Possible Applications of Virtual Reality Technology

Virtual Reality is the dominating technology that is set to raise the bar in 2017. VR world of marketing is already working its way through industries. It is becoming far more important than just gaming. It has found its way into marketing as an implementation tool.

VR is proving to be much more. Marketers are making full advantage and figuring out the best way to utilize this tool. Below are few sectors and excellent tools where Virtual Reality is going to have a huge impact.]

Posted in IT & Computing, Telecommunications

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