Robotics

artificial intelligenceA Series of Global Technology Disruptions

Tony Seba has a formal system for identifying and forecasting technological disruption. The link is to a 16-page guide that he created back in 2014. He used his methodology to identify the combined disruption of electric cars, self-driving and ride-sharing …

nasaNASA Developing Robots to Enable Assembly of Solar Arrays on the Moon

The NASA Assemblers project is a recently awarded Early Career Initiative (ECI) proposal led out of NASA’s Langley Research Center, seeks to advance the technology, including hardware and software, that would allow autonomous in-space assembly, a critical technology for future …

agricultureRobotic Chicken Farming

Startup Faromatics makes ChickenBoy which is the first roof-suspended robot that observes chickens, litter and equipment autonomously 24×7. The robot monitors air quality, health and welfare through a multitude of sensors and cameras, inspects equipment operation and informs farmers, stock …

environmentMillimeter Wide Xenobots Are New Robots Made from Living Cells

Researchers have scraped living cells from frogs and reused them to make robots from living cells. Millimeter robots have been made from living cells (cells scraped from frogs). They are living robots that could be used for smart drug delivery, …

artificial intelligenceArk Invest’s Big Five Technologies in 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024. $5 to 10 Trillion in Market Value by 2025 Biotech R&D …

batteriesArk Invest Updated Tesla 5 Year Price Target Will Be Over $6000 per Share

Ark Invest is increasing its 5-year Tesla price target to over $6000 per share. They are now assuming that 37 million electric cars, trucks and SUVs will be sold in 2024. They had assumed that Tesla’s 17% market share for …

DNAElectric Signal Detection from Single Molecules for Molecular Electronics Revolution

The barrier to molecular electronics was the previous inability to detect the tiny electric signals from single molecules. Roswell Biotechnologies overcame that problem and integrated the solution with CMOS. This enables an interface between molecules for sensors and DNA and …

economic impactPrior 80 years and the Next 80 Years

There is a relatively common belief and idea that we are in an age of accelerating technology. Technology is advancing and there is a good chance that various super-technology will be developed over the next 80 years. The story of …

brainThought Operated Random Access Memory Prototype for Implantable Memory Devices for Less Than $200

Ido Bachelet has previously created DNA nanorobots for nanomedicine surgery. His new research is thought operated digital random access memory Thought-Operated Digital Random-Access Memory by Lee Ben-Amil and Ido Bachelet. The capacity and reliability of biological memory could be exceeded …

electric carsTesla Should Have Early Access Release of Feature Complete Full Self-Driving by the End of 2019

At about 1 hour and 6 minutes (about 5 minutes into the Webcast) of this video of the Tesla Q3 Earnings call, Elon Musk said that Tesla should have early access for a feature-complete full self-driving system by the end …