Robotics

futureBreakthrough Starshot Update #SpaceAccess2019

Peter Klupar is presenting on Breakthrough Starshot at Access Space 2019. Peter reviewed the Breakthrough initiatives, Breakthrough prize, Breakthrough Listen and the Junior Breakthrough challenge. Breakthough Watch looks at exoplanets up to 15 light years away. The

physicsMass Beam Propulsion

Gerald Nordley provided a mass beam propulsion overview at Space Access 2019. There have been many kinds of mass beam propulsion. Use of mass beams, instead of light, allows great efficiency by adjusting the beam velocity so the redirected mass …

indiaRidesharing Lunar Lander

Orbit Beyond is providing a ridesharing lunar lander with a first moon mission in 2020. #SpaceAccess2019

artificial intelligenceWhat happens after the Industrial Robot-lution? #TCRobotics

Two centuries after the Industrial Revolution, robotics and deep learning are creating another paradigm shift in manufacturing. As more parts of production become automated, what will human workers gain and what will they lose? #TCRobotics

artificial intelligenceBuilding a Better Driver #TCRobotics

Autonomous vehicles can't be as good as human drivers. They need to be better. Aurora co-founder and CPO Sterling Anderson and Uber ATG Chief scientist Raquel Urtasun dig into the self-driving stack and how AI is used to help vehicles …