A smart home may be a foreign concept to many today, but in a few years, it could be just as common as smart phones. Automation is the key characteristic of smart homes. Technology allows us to experience convenience like never before in managing our homes. But like any big change, automation could be a […]
In large farms, weeding can be costly and hazardous. Robots can do it at a fraction of the cost without harming the environment.
Engineers working for rival autromakers were astonished by the advanced computer technology aboard the Tesla Model 3. Where are we in the pursuit of fully autonomous vehicles?
The US space agency, NASA, is working with the Australian company, Akin, to develop artificial intelligence (AI) that could provide emotional support for astronauts in deep space. The space agency already works with a wide variety of digital assistants. Recently, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) began work with a new version of IBM’s […]
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), have developed a new technology that transforms “waste CO2” into blocks of concrete. The potential global market for waste-CO2 products could run as high as $5.9 trillion a year. Are we seeing the birth of a new industry?
The luxury car manufacturer is proposing small nuclear reactors as the most effective way of powering grids all over the U.K. Are people listening?
Panasonic recently unveiled new technology that just might save your life and improve mobility on the road. Is your car connected?
Why so much faith in the performance of a 16-year old company headed by a man famous for taking gargantuan risks? (Photo: Mariordo59/Flickr)
Cheaper and better energy storage is possible, and researchers are vigorously exploring possibilities. But are they running out of time?
They used to be something of a novelty: a high-end kitchen appliance you would sometimes find in restaurants, cruise ships, or trains. Now you are likely to find a microwave oven in any home within a power grid.