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MIA federal rules stall Colorado’s ready-to-fly dronemakers

August 24th, 2015 at 5:46 pm » Comments Off

In Colorado, 15 of the first 500 FAA exemptions were granted to permit commercial drones to fly. But enabling those and other waiting businesses to spur an estimated $232 million in economic impact — and create more than 1,190 jobs — in Colorado by 2017 hinges on long-delayed rules based on a 1946 U.S. Supreme Court […]



Top 10 jobs that don’t exist yet, but will in the future

August 24th, 2015 at 5:41 pm » Comments Off

Technology is moving very quickly. The landscape of modern business is set to change dramatically in the next few decades. According to top-rated futurist speaker Thomas Frey, by 2030 a predicted 2 billion jobs will disappear, but plenty of new ones will replace them. There’s work, but not as we know it…  



Chinese factory run almost exclusively by robots, production soars

August 24th, 2015 at 5:35 pm » Comments Off

One of the greatest fears in the technology industry is the fear that someday almost all of our jobs will be replace by robots. That fear is sometimes laughed off as something that will happen in the far future. But, the truth is that it is actually happening now.



‘WalkCar’ – battery-powered personal transporter small enough to fit in a backpack

August 24th, 2015 at 5:30 pm » Comments Off

Kuniako Saito, a Japanese engineer, has just invented a new way to travel: A transporter called a “WalkCar” that’s small, light and apparently easy to use. The WalkCar is battery powered and is about the size of a laptop. And although it looks like it can’t hold much weight and is made from aluminum, it can apparently […]



Tesla unveils new car-charging Snakebot

August 24th, 2015 at 5:24 pm » Comments Off

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, tweeted in December that the all-electric carmaker was working on a charger ”that automatically moves out from the wall and connects like a solid metal snake. A video shows it’s more bizarre and mesmerizing than we could have imagined. Of its unveiling, Musk tweeted, “Tesla Snakebot autocharger prototype. Does seem kinda wrong :)”



Jobs held by men are most at risk from the robot worker

August 20th, 2015 at 6:05 pm » Comments Off

The world is on the brink of a new industrial revolution in which advances in the field of artificial intelligence will obsolete human labor, according to many economists and technologists today. Two Oxford researchers recently analyzed the skills required for more than 700 different occupations to determine how many of them would be susceptible to automation in […]



Project Sunroof uses Google Maps data to tell you if it’s worth installing solar panels on your roof

August 20th, 2015 at 5:50 pm » Comments Off

With the help of Google Maps, there is a new service called Project Sunroof that aims to provide a “treasure map” of solar energy. Sunroof gives homeowners detailed information about how much solar power their roof can generate and how much money they could save on electricity costs by adding solar panels.



Security researchers create a drone to find hackable devices

August 20th, 2015 at 5:45 pm » Comments Off

Security researchers have created a flying drone capable of sniffing out devices connecting to the internet has been created by security researchers. Praetorian, a security firm, created the drone using a custom-made tracking tool.



England is testing out roads that charge electric cars as you drive along them

August 20th, 2015 at 5:41 pm » Comments Off

The UK is hoping to significantly boost the range of electric cars by introducing roads in an 18-month trial that can charge the vehicles as they drive along them.



Google’s humanoid robot can now chase you like a Terminator

August 20th, 2015 at 5:36 pm » Comments Off

Boston Dynamics, a Google-owned company, scared everyone earlier this year with its hive-mind 160-pound robot dogs that can run on almost any terrain. Now the company is taking things to an all-new level with new video of its humanoid robot, which is the closest thing to a real-life Terminator we’ve ever seen.



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