(upbeat music) – Getting smart home technology for a home of the future has never been easier. There are smart versions of just about every household item. Smart lights, smart speakers, even a smart refrigerator. But connecting them all together to make a truly smarter home can be a nightmare.… Continue Reading Designing the brain of the Home of the Future with Grant Imahara

From unprecedented technological leaps to the dangers they present, join us today as we ask will artificial intelligence end us? In simple terms, AI is the intelligence displayed by machines in contrast with the natural intelligence of human beings. Our brains, however, and the realm of the mind are incredibly… Continue Reading How Dangerous is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Many of the ideas that we have about artificial intelligence come to us from science fiction. Of these, none has had more influence than the universe of Star Trek. On my hour long podcast, Voices in AI, Star Trek is cited far more than any other science fiction as a… Continue Reading Will AI Deliver Star Trek’s Utopia?

Automation is not about killing jobs. There will be still be a need for skilled drivers in the future. As the world population continues to grow, so does the need for transport. Automation is about making things more efficient. Many drivers will see their role change or develop, while others… Continue Reading Volvo Trucks – Automation – The driver’s role

– Let’s talk about sex robots. Yes, they are a thing. And yes, it’s just gonna get weirder from here. Sex robots are projected to become a multi billion dollar industry. And while some of them costs thousands of dollars, we might start to see them get a little cheaper.… Continue Reading How Sex Robots Could Affect Our Love Lives | ConTECHtual | NowThis

Many of the ideas we have about Artificial Intelligence come to us from Science Fiction. One of these is the 1982 movie Blade Runner based on Phillip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. In this world there are replicants which are robots who have Artificial Intelligence. But… Continue Reading Training AI the Blade Runner Way

If you really want to understand what’s on a written page right now we need a human to read it. That’s very slow. We will get, I believe technology very soon that can actually do a pretty good job of reading natural language documents. Watson shows that that’s feasible. If… Continue Reading Ray Kurzweil: Your Robot Assistant of the Future

ROBOT: This is a story of automationand of the people lost in the process.♪ (TENSE MUSIC PLAYS) ♪MAN 1: There was this accident.A robot killed a man. MAN 2:It just didn’t stop.It was the very first death in a driverless car.MAN 3:Any kind of work that is fundamentally routineand repetitive… Continue Reading The Truth About Killer Robots (2018) | Official Trailer | HBO

Imagine walking past a bustling construction site, and instead of workers with construction hats pouring cement and tying rebar, it’s teeming with robots. Hundreds of transport bots delivering materials, aerial drones hoisting beams, and autonomous bots stacking bricks. It might sound like science fiction, but for researchers involved in the… Continue Reading Where’s my robotic construction crew? Advances in collective robotic construction