Who knew you could make a desk that connects to the internet of things? The Gaze Desk takes the humble desk and gives it a major upgrade. Billed at the “Smartest Standing Desk Ever”, the Gaze Desk turns a piece of furniture into a digital device.
The line will be similar to those we are seeing from Tesla and Google, but with a few differences. For one, this is Ford, a mass productive brand that has been at the head of American auto manufacturing from near the beginning of the technology.
Have you ever wanted to find out what font is being used or what colour something is? It can be difficult to find out. The best way we have so far is to take a picture, wait until we get to a computer and find it later. A new gadget has been designed by Fiona O’Leary for her graduation project at the Royal College of Art.
Anki, the makers behind little robot race cars that pit themselves against your phone, have a new project to show us. Cozmo is a little toy robot that might be the cutest thing ever invented in the history of the universe.
We have covered cute robots before. But Cozmo is something altogether different. This latest little marvel in A.I. shows the next step in the evolution of artificial intelligence.
The Nature Remo will turn your air conditioner into a Wi-Fi-enabled smart AC device without any effort. This will mean that your home maintains a comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is energy efficient and you can control the unit with your smartphone.
VR backpack PCs are arriving in time for the VR headset revolution. Developers have been wondering how to connect PCs to VR headsets without users tripping over cables. A standard PC sits still as an immovable object. Users move around when wearing VR headsets, but their range and comfort of movement is hampered by cables. So, HP, MSI, and Zotac have been developing PCs that can be carried on your back.
The issue of artificial intelligence and its place in the future has become increasingly prominent in the tech world today. But Google says it is partnering with Oxford University to potentially create an A.I. kill switch that reduces the risk of future dangers.
The Problem With Artificial Intelligence
Experts have been warning against artificial intelligence for some time now. Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, all three power hitters in the scientific and engineering fields, have been vocal about their worry. According to them and other prominent members of the technology field, an A.I. runs the future risk of becoming too powerful and overriding human instruction/will.