Tesla Adds Sentry and Dog Modes

Tesla has activated a Sentry mode for its cars. Sentry Mode puts the Tesla vehicle into a “Standby” state. The car’s external cameras to detect potential threats. If a minimal threat is detected, such as someone leaning on a car, Sentry Mode switches to an “Alert” state and displays a message on the touchscreen warning …

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Bargain Costs for a Functional Star Trek Bridge Set

Star Trek Axanar is fan film that put the fear of competence into CBS and Paramount. They raised about $100,000 and made the short film “Prelude to Axanar”. Axanar raised $638000 through Kickstarter to a 90 minute long movie. However, they were stopped by a lawsuit from Paramount and CBS. The lawsuit judgement only allows …

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Youtube provides on demand skill training and education including AI and blockchain

Video is much more than just a source of entertainment, it’s also a powerful medium for learning. YouTube has a wealth of resources to help people advance their careers, prepare for new jobs or grow their businesses. More than 500 million learning-related videos are viewed on the platform every day. These videos are made and …

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Star Wars the Last Jedi had flaws and HiShe offers corrections

How Star Wars The Last Jedi Should Have Ended. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology. Known …

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Thor Ragnarok Trailer

Thor Ragnarok will be released November 3, 2017 Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology. Known for …

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Russia making new destroyer class

Russia’s Severnoye Design Bureau has started working on the Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer that will combine the features of a destroyer, large antisubmarine warship and guided missile cruiser. The ship will most likely be nuclear powered. It will be capable of spending up to 90 days offshore without additional refueling or support. The Leader-class destroyers …

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Artificial intelligence to spearhead enhanced human longevity

Life Extensio and Insilico Medicine have initiated an exclusive collaboration to use artificial intelligence to identify and develop natural approaches to promote health and support extended human longevity. Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming every aspect of human life surpassing humans in image, text and voice recognition, autonomous driving and other tasks Life Extension, aims to …

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Granular gel as a 3D writing medium to create fragile and complex things like artificial jelly fish and can write and grow living tissue cells

University of Florida Researcher Angelini came up with the idea to use microscopic hydrogel particles as a medium for 3-D printing of soft matter. These particles are 99.8 percent water and 20 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. He found that he could manufacture soft materials into shapes more fragile than anything …

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Carbon fiber with Molybdenum disulfide promising for large scale hydrogen production

A team from Singapore and Taiwan have shown that carbon fiber cloths coated in inexpensive catalysts can generate hydrogen, and perform not only in water but in seawater as well. IEEe Spectrum notes, the new material generated pure hydrogen roughly as efficiently as other state-of-the-art catalysts, the researchers say. Moreover, the new catalyst was more …

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Google Research Boosts Deep Learning Detection with GPUs

GPUs are being used in neural network training and for near-real time execution of complex machine learning algorithms in natural language processing, image recognition, and rapid video analysis. Pedestrian detection is one of those areas where, when powered by truly accurate and real-time capabilities, could mean an entirely new wave of potential services around surveillance, …

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