The rise of robotics and AI (an interactive timeline)
Fueled by advances in computing power and connectivity, the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence have grown rapidly.
Stuck in traffic? Waiting on a tarmac? Drones may help clear the way.
Among their many other applications, drones have the potential to transform transportation infrastructure.
Humans and machines: Collaborative robots open a new automation frontier
Cobots put robots alongside human workers, reduce up-front investments, and improve flexibility.
Service robots: The next big productivity platform
Innovative new capabilities in robot cognition, the physical manipulation of objects, and interaction with humans—delivered in loosely coupled, modular packages—define the dawn of an emerging market in service robots.
Brain Corporation: Lowering the barrier to innovation in robotics
Eugene Izhikevich of Brain Corporation explains why programming robots is a key barrier to their success and forecasts how brain-inspired learning will change the game.
Open Source Robotics Foundation: Lowering barriers to innovation
Brian Gerkey of the Open Source Robotics Foundation explains how platform technologies in robotics will accelerate innovation.
Sportifying STEM through robotics to stimulate learning
What can businesses learn from programs that use robotics and gamification to spark kids’ interest in math and science?
AI everywhere & nowhere part 2 – AI is UI (Ubiquitous Intelligence)
Artificial intelligence must be ubiquitous to truly impact business and consumer life in a meaningful way.
AI everywhere & nowhere part 1 – Tempered excitement
Artificial intelligence has a lot of promise – but it also has a ways to go before it can be deployed widely to full advantage.
Garage university for emerging technologists: Quadcopters
What inspired makers tinkering in their garages can teach businesses about effectively experimenting with technology.
Demystifying machine learning part 2: Supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning
What do all technology innovators have in common? These three guiding principles.