Technology

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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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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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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How will Artificial Intelligence affect our lives?

​This is an interesting talk by Jeff Dean (senior fellow at Google) describing how Artificial Intelligence will improve our lives in near future. It will help us be happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative! Check out these wonderful examples where AI (deep learning) is already making a great impact. 

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Scientific Inventions Inspired by Nature

What would you attempt to do if you knew there was no failure? Scientists have made the world better place by making the impossible possible.  Here’s an interesting talk about some inventions that were inspired by the nature.  Regina Dugan: From mach-20 glider to hummingbird drone http://go.ted.com/IG38tg

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A cure for Parkinson, depression and alzheimer disease by tuning brain signal

Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off http://go.ted.com/LvOLdA

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