What are Quantum computers and how are they going to have an impact!

Although the term “quantum computer” might suggest a miniature, sleek device, the latest incarnations are a far cry from anything available in the Apple Store. In a laboratory just 60 kilometers north of New York City, scientists are running a fledgling quantum computer through its paces — and the whole package looks like something that... Continue Reading →


‘Prescription video games’:Games that are good for your brain!

A new episode of Next Level explores whether certain video games can improve cognitive function “Brain-training” games have been a controversial topic in recent years, especially after a group of scientists and researchers published an open letter in 2014 saying there is “very little evidence” that training your brain in one area or on one task offers... Continue Reading →

The Blockchain technology:A revolution in business!

Blockchain Basics So, what exactly is a blockchain? A blockchain is a public ledger of all transactions that have ever been executed. It is constantly growing as ‘completed’ blocks are added to it with a new set of recordings. The blocks are added to the blockchain in a linear, chronological order through cryptography, ensuring that they remain meddle-proof.... Continue Reading →

Drones that drive!CSAIL team’s system of quadcopters that fly and drive suggest another approach to developing flying cars.

Being able to both walk and take flight is typical in nature — many birds, insects, and other animals can do both. If we could program robots with similar versatility, it would open up many possibilities: Imagine machines that could fly into construction areas or disaster zones that aren’t near roads and then squeeze through... Continue Reading →

Zuckerberg and Musk are both wrong about ‘AI’

Back in 2015, a group of business leaders and scientists published an "open letter" about how controlling artificial superintelligence might be the most urgent task of the twenty-first century. Signed by luminaries like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, the letter has defined debates over AI in the years since. Bill Gates said in a Reddit AMA that... Continue Reading →

Sense sleep tracker maker Hello is shutting down

Hello, the makers of the bedside sleep tracker Sense, is shutting down as after looking for a buyer, according to a blog post from the company. The news was first reported by Axios, which said the company has laid off most of its employees and sought a buyer of its assets. We’ve also heard that the details... Continue Reading →

A beautiful mind’: First woman to win math equivalent to Nobel Prize dies at 40

Maryam Mirzakhani, among the most brilliant mathematical minds in the world and inspiration to thousands of young women in the discipline, has died at 40 after a battle with breast cancer, Stanford University announced.   Mirzakhani, who died Saturday, was a professor at the school since 2008. In 2014, the Iran native became the first... Continue Reading →

Kobi – the lawnmower robot!

What is Kobi?  Lawn mowing would no longer be a concern. Especially, for the people with a huge backyard. Kobi is a lawn mowing robot with a speed of 2 miles per hour that comes with three different capabilities – mowing your lawn, removing leaves and blowing away the snow. Being an autonomous robot, it can be... Continue Reading →


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