Building Advanced Humanoid Robots

Building Advanced Humanoid Robots

In 1956 the term “artificial intelligence”, or AI, was coined by American computer and cognitive scientist John McCarthy and was based on the simple idea that human thoughts and actions could be standardized, mechanized and…

Self Sufficient Sea City of the Future

Self Sufficient Sea City of the Future

Currently approximately 71% of the earth’s surface is ocean and if global warming projections are accurate, and so far they have been, more of the earth’s surface will be submerged.  With the threat of rising…

Next Generation Construct Platform, Makeblock

Next Generation Construct Platform, Makeblock

Makeblock has just made creativity even simpler. The extrusion based construct platform allows for creative designs of machines, robots and artware, and anything else in between. Using mostly aluminium, Makeblock’s key is its simplicity, requiring…

We will all be in Driverless Cars by 2020?

We will all be in Driverless Cars by 2020?

The driverless car was the brainchild of the Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and co-inventor of Google Street View, Sebastian Thrun.  Thrun was deeply affected by the death of a childhood friend in…