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Magic Leap: a Big Step into Mixed Reality!

I came across this interesting technology that’s currently under development. It’s called Magic Leap. It is a mixed reality technology that’s beyond virtual reality. You experience objects moving in front of your eyes without having to wear a VR headset. I am not sure if what sort of device/goggles you ...

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Super Fast Real-Time Object Detection Program

Who would have imagined 10 years ago that today we would have computer programs that can differentiate moving cats from dogs in a video in matter of milli-seconds!? Joseph Redmon works on a system called YOLO (You Only Look Once), which is an open-source method of object-detection that can super-quickly ...

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SouthStart Conference 2017 Highlights

I attended the Southstart Conference / Expo on 6 July 2017, which was held in Adelaide convention centre. It was a showcase of entrepreneurship & innovation in South Australia. There were many great speeches and panel discussions by StartUps leaders. It was a great networking activity and very inspirational and motivational ...

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Mind-controlled Wheelchair using Artificial Intelligence

After having an accident and spending 24 hours paralyzed, Dr Jordan Nguyen vowed to focus his research career on helping people with disabilities. He spend his time learning about neuroscience, medical science, robotics, artificial intelligence and biomedical instrumentation in order to create devices that can convert brain signals into actions ...

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Girl with Cerebral Palsy Playing Music with Her Eyes

Dr Jordan Nguyen and his team created a special music device with an eye tracking camera, to allow Jess to play music with her eyes. Jess suffers from Cerebral Palsy, which affect her muscles movements and coordination. With the aid of this device, Jess was able to play classical music ...

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Becoming Superhuman thanks to Dr Jordan Nguyen

In this series, Biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen and and his engineering interns try to make a boy’s wildest dreams come true with cutting-edge technology. He’s promised 13 year-old Riley Saban he will invent a device to help Riley achieve the impossible… to drive a car using the movement of ...

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Speech to Text Website

I found this website (SpeechTexter.com) that types your speech. There’s probably lot of them out there but this one was interesting for me as it even supports my native language (Farsi). Unfortunately it’s not well supported in the mobile view at the moment. Let me know if you know any ...

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The AI that allows you to impersonate anyone you want

Here’s an interesting and concerning advancement of Artificial Intelligence. This technology allows you to impersonate anyone by manipulating a video footage of someone with your facial expressions using a depth-sensing camera. This can be used to create fake news!! In future we would have problem determining the authenticity news!  Researchers at ...

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Building the future of Humanity

I’m amazed by the contributions and ambitions this man have in making a change to the future of humanity (Autonomus electric cars, Space travel, Open AI, Underground tunnels for fast car transportation, …). Watch this amazing video and get inspired. Elon Musk: The future we’re building — and boring. 

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