When I started my career in teaching, I, like many new graduate teachers, had absolutely no idea what I was getting myself into. Teach First offered an opportunity to address the issue of stagnating social mobility; I could make a...Continue reading »
The possibilities of predicting earthquakes increase with artificial intelligence techniques and the mass introduction of data in algorithms.
Throughout history, natural catastrophes have been some of the most surprisingly terrible phenomena. Cultures created entire mythologies based on these moments when nature...Continue reading »
The American agency DARPA is characterized by undertaking the most futuristic projects. At its core, extremely celebrated inventions such as the Internet itself, or at least its embryo, have arisen. It goes without saying that artificial intelligence is one of...Continue reading »
The future of The Jetsons is near. Autonomous, semi-autonomous and completely self-driving cars are leaving sci-fi and even the prototype floor, venturing out onto real roads to fix human error. Yes, this means that it’ll soon be safe for us...Continue reading »
When you think about robots, there’s no doubt that a variety of sci-fi films come into your mind. Film-makers working on blockbusters in this genre have a huge fascination with robots, and often they play advanced roles in the lives...Continue reading »
With echoes of the Beatles, a retro feel, perhaps some influence from the 20s and, why not, a bit of Broadway… with these premises, and many more, Sony’s Laboratory of Computer Science in Paris has created the ultimate machine: one...Continue reading »
A robot has managed to learn certain movements by using the knowledge generated by another robot.
Some time ago, a robot called PR2 from Cornell University learnt how to make a series of movements consisting of picking up cups from a...Continue reading »