Category Archives: Technology

Wind Trees are wind turbines that can power offices and homes 

Here is one of two experimental tree-like sculptures in Paris that efficiently captures multi-directional wind gusts with vertical wind turbines, and converts them into electricity.  Some researchers suggest such vertical micro turbines will be the solution to reducing the large footprint and noise of the huge high-capacity wind turbines.  At present, such trees are significantly more expensive to install and […]

Drones May Be Grown in Chemicals in the Not-So-Distant Future

Just when we thought it was safe to assume that the self-replicating machines depicted in the movie The Terminator lie well in our distant future, recent claimed advances in manufacturing technology by BAE Systems has brought the reality a lot closer to the present.  According to professor Nick Colosimo, a BAE Systems engineering fellow, the assembly process could […]

AI fighter pilot wins in combat simulation

Is the world depicted in the movie The Terminator almost here with the rapid development of AI applications?  Recently, a US-based AI system successfully demonstrated superiority over a veteran combat pilot in simulated air combat scenarios, suffering no losses despite having less capable weapons systems.  It wouldn’t be too much of a stretch of the imagination to visualize […]

This Bot Wants to Be Your Personal Banker

According to Salvador Rodriguez, an Inc. Magazine staff reporter, MyKai is a revolutionary AI bot created to manage all your financial activities right from your phone.  Although the concept is exciting and a lot of people, including me, could certainly use the assistance, the reality of flawless integration still lies a bit in the distant future. #AIbot #digitalmoney […]