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The Future of Farming

Use code ISAACARTHUR14 for up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 5 HelloFresh boxes plus free shipping at https://bit.ly/3aavuOo The future of agriculture offers many more innovations in robotics, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, greenhouses, and more, but will it be a future of mega-farms or a decentralized model based on smaller farms? Or both?

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Robotics

Can Boston Dynamics’ Robots Spot And Stretch Make It Profitable?

Boston Dynamics has sparked the imaginations of the general public with its viral YouTube videos, but the company is now hoping to get the attention of paying customers. Initially, Boston Dynamics received a lot of its funding from the U.S. military and DARPA. Later, it was financed by big-name owners including Google, SoftBank and most […]

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Robotics

World Robot Expo 2021 in Beijing | Robot panda, robot Einstein, robot surgeons

The World Robot Conference 2021 was held in Beijing, bringing together more than 500 robotic solutions from different countries. There’s a boom in robotics events around the world right now, and in the next installment we’ll cover the details of the robot exhibit in Japan. Be sure to watch the rest of the video and […]

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Interesting Robotics

How Many Robots Does it Take to Run a Grocery Store?

Tom Scott gets inside access to one of Ocado’s grocery warehouses, where thousands of mechanical boxes move on the Hive.

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AI

Did Star Trek Get AI All Wrong?

Over the decades Star Trek has featured various kinds of artificial intelligence. What did they get right and what did they get wrong? Here’s a great analysis.

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Robotics

A Glimpse At The Future of Robots

Boston Dynamics is leading the development of a new generation of robots and how their 2021 unfolds may well have a big influence on the future of robotics. As we transition from narrowly capable industrial robots, to generally capable and agile robots, a new platform that could shape the future of mobility emerges. With more […]

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Covid Pandemic Robotics

Meet the Virus Killing Robot

CES is virtual this year and here’s one innovation by TRC Robotics that will kill viruses by leveraging UV-C light.

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AI Future Philosophy Fridays

Could You Ever Upload Your Mind Into A Computer?

Philosophy Tube explores what the future holds for consciousness, compute, and AI. What does this mean? Biology meets computer science meets philosophy! Following a discussion between Antonio Damasio and Aubrey de Grey I was inspired to talk about minds and brains, computers, artificial intelligence, and technology! It’s these mash-ups of different fields and disciplines that […]

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AI Economics of AI Robotics

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Future Economy Documentary

The documentary “Will A Robot Steal My Job?“ provides an interesting look at what innovations in AI and robotics will do to the job market. We think of robots as primarily being in factories; but the reality is that lawyers, accountants and even artists, are facing a future in which their livelihoods are threatened by […]

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AI Economics of AI Robotics

Walmart Ramps Up Automation in Stores Nationwide

I talked about this in a recent podcast episode, but it is worth taking a closer look at Walmart’s plans to add more robots to their stores. The retailer is adding shelf-scanning robots to 650 stores by the summer. The robots can scan items on shelves to assist with price accuracy and restocking. The six-foot-tall […]

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