‘absorbed by light’, are a series of sculptures which queries phone addiction

created a series of statues for the Amsterdam light festival, in a work which shows individual absorbed by their hand held technology, taking up focus and drawn to the warm illuminating light of the virtual worlds. The installation is titled Absorbed by light. 

the installation is a partnership between Gali May Lucas ,a brit installation designer and method sculptor Karoline Hinz

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Iconic space exploration relics in pink photoshots

When the first man-made satellite, Sputnik, was launched by the Soviet Union over 60 years ago, it’s hard to imagine its designers and engineers, in their pursuit of technological achievement, were ever considerate of the beauty of what they were creating. This pioneering, beeping metal sphere would change the course of history, initiating the Space Race and prompting the creation of a host of extraordinary technological objects, such as the almost mouse-like Sputnik 3 satellite and the ‘saucepan-on-wheels’, Lunokhod lunar rover.

This series documents many of those objects, in celebration both of the achievements of the Soviet space program are Injected with a shock of hot pink for the installation cosmic Pop, all of which are iconic objects of that era, a vivid memorial to the conquerors of space ; featured in charming but brutal designs.

It is particularly notable how the designs of the Soviet program progressed: from the ‘bolt-on’ aesthetic of early Space Race technology to the increasingly homogeneous look of later years, many designs began to mirror, and copy those of their US counterparts.

 

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Created by  visual designer James Ball , a pseudonym as the artist has chosen to remain anonymous. Most of his works fusses colour, subtle restorative manipulation and vintage and modern tech.

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Renault’s SYMBIOZ : a concept electric vehicle for the future

The SYMBIOZ demo car is the first vehicle that has been designed for mind-off automation from the start, thus redefining the concept of space in the cabin.
The autonomous functions of the car and the activities it allow on board are the starting point for design considerations. Currently being tested on French roads, is an autonomous, electric and connected vehicle packed with technology to improve the in-car experience and redefine travels.

Renault reached  a new milestone in sharing its vision of the future with the new SYMBIOZ Demo car;  the first Level 4 prototype bringing to life the SYMBIOZ concept-car unveiled last September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. A prototype launched through Renaults the development of an exploratory “object” project two years ago, embodying its vision of the automobile for 2023.

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It  would explore the vast territory of the future of personal mobility, leaning heavily on automation to move it around. Electric and connected, the futuristic prototype draws on the three pillars of innovation by Renault to usher in an all-new on-board experience.

“We wanted to create an emotional contrast between the powerful, dynamic exterior and generous, spacious interior. The exterior lines of SYMBIOZ demo car were designed to showcase the interior with its many innovations. We sculpted the interior space with light, making it a material in its own right, rather than being purely functional.”
Patrick Lecharpy, Head of LCI Design & Alliance Synergies

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As a low-slung, one-box car with sporty looks, SYMBIOZ demo car perfectly matches Renault ‘French Design’ styling: it is sensual and warm with fluid lines and a dynamic stance. Its design is accentuated by the ‘Champagne’ body colour and pearlescent finish.

The car’s upper section boasts a vast glazed surface to let ample light into the cabin. The floating glass roof features a system to adjust the opacity of the glass and the LED lighting that can be accessed from the Renault MULTI-SENSE 3.0 system interface.

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the  controls feature an automated system capable of  self driving
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Re:scam is an AI which engages spam email on your behalf

Re:scam is an artificial intelligent bot  with the special concern to manage and correspond with spam email. It does this with fain curiosity and  naive keenness in the product or business on offer from the potential con-artist.   The conversational quagmire serves to delay with an endless string of questions and anecdotes, which drains the time and enthusiasm in scam ploy.

Re: scam assumes unique identities to mimic the suppose victims. It follows through on a native scam/con email exchange,  tainting the conversations with errs in facts, humour, grammatical and spellings errors.  imitating real human tendencies  as a means to collecting data on behaviour and pattern of scam

 

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Netsafe  employs machine learning optimization in sorting and assessing the ”spam credential” of any  email. But they still seek  the public to send junk or scam email to allow them accumulate more data and allow the email AI Re:scam learn.

designed and built by New Zealand based Business security outfit.  Re:scam – is an initiative aimed at helping people from becoming fraud victims by occupying the time and resources of scammers through deploying a well-educated artificially intelligent chat bot.

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Bipedal robot displays advancement in gyroscopal balance

It’s extremely difficult to make a bipedal robot that can move effectively, much less kick off a tumbling routine. The beauty of four-legged robots is that they balance easily, both at rest and as they’re moving, but bipeds like Atlas have to balance a bulky upper body on just two legs. Accordingly, you could argue that roboticists can better spend their time on non-human forms that are easier to master.

But there’s a case to be made for Atlas and the other bipeds like Cassie (which walks more like a bird than a human). We live in a world built for humans, so there may be situations where you want to deploy a robot that works like a human. If you have to explore a contaminated nuclear facility, for instance, you’ll want something that can climb stairs and ladders, and turn valves. So a humanoid may be the way to go.

If anything gets there, it’ll be Atlas. Over the years, it’s grown not only more backflippy but lighter and more dextrous and less prone to fall on its face. Even if it does tumble, it can now get back up on its own. So it’s not hard to see a future when Atlas does indeed tread where fleshy humans dare not. Especially now that Boston Dynamics is part of the Japanese megacorporation SoftBank, which mayhave some cash to spend.

While Atlas doing backflips is full-tilt insane, humanoids still struggle. Manipulation, for one, poses a big obstacle, because good luck replicating the human hand. And battery life is a nightmare, what with all the balancing. But who knows, maybe one day humanoids will flip into our lives, or at the very least at the Olympics.

 

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But there’s a case to be made for Atlas and the other bipeds like Cassie (which walks more like a bird than a human). We live in a world built for humans, so there may be situations where you want to deploy a robot that works like a human. If you have to explore a contaminated nuclear facility, for instance, you’ll want something that can climb stairs and ladders, and turn valves. So a humanoid may be the way to go.

If anything gets there, it’ll be Atlas. Over the years, it’s grown not only more backflippy but lighter and more dextrous and less prone to fall on its face. Even if it does tumble, it can now get back up on its own. So it’s not hard to see a future when Atlas does indeed tread where fleshy humans dare not. Especially now that Boston Dynamics is part of the Japanese megacorporation SoftBank, which mayhave some cash to spend.

While Atlas doing backflips is full-tilt insane, humanoids still struggle. Manipulation, for one, poses a big obstacle, because good luck replicating the human hand. And battery life is a nightmare, what with all the balancing. But who knows, maybe one day humanoids will flip into our lives, or at the very least at the Olympics.

 

curious chip introduces ‘ PiP ‘ a hand-held coding device

Pip is the hand-held device, designed to allow for more portability with digital creation tools. functioning in duel sense; as a gaming and tinkering platform,  the Nintendo-esque — similar to the switch — console comes with two detachable side ports which could hold controls to allow for manipulating digital contents on the low resolution screen.

Pip would aid kids, and  interested novices with premier enthusiasm into learning, experimenting and practising  with the basics of coding. Offering a mix of tinkering and task completion to solve logical problems.  Then move on to much more  advance levels and  code in multiple languages ( Javascript, Python, Lua, PHP and HTML/CSS).

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The Glasgow based company, Curious Chip  kept Pip’s smart design deliberate ; and very well lose to the switch-  gaming console. to take advantage ‘split enthusiasm’ from gaming. With its central screen and detachable side controllers, Pip has a size and shape ideal for gaming. Fitting perfectly in your pocket.

 It comes preloaded  with a selection of games and apps bundled with Pip –  Snake to Pac-Man or even Minecraft – and also with a support pack for creating those games from scratch. Pip has launch a  kick starter champaign   to bring the product live before April of 2018 .

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Pip would come with its own unique  programming environment, the Curiosity  which would offer a more simplified process to logic is offered through a shared cloud;  with “drag and drop system‘ and detachable raspberry board to tinker with – and tutorials  to support.

We wanted to make something that taught coding skills with real hardware,” said Curious Chip’s Sukhvir Dhillon. “It was important for us that people could use skills learned with Pip and go on to invent beyond our platform.”

The design built to run on the Raspberry Pi compute module 3 and  anchored on the the Raspbian OSlaundered as a great “need to have ” tool for introductory path  through logical programming, and has even attracted support from Eben Upton at Raspberry, and other major tech institution

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Playing games on Pip is suppose to merge fun, tinkering and learning into one seamless mix. with interactive playthings, and includes coding shortcuts for drawing, collision, AI, and even fancy shader effects with documentation and emulators to test and run codes. It also is flexible around it base Raspberry broad which could be detached and tinkered with.  to create LEDs flash or tool a banana into a fire button!

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Pip’s programming tool is called Curiosity, and it’s hosted on Pip itself, accessed via WiFi from any modern web-browser, so there’s no software to download and install.

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Curiosity allows Pip to be programmed using a number of popular programming languages, including JavaScript, Python, Lua, PHP and HTML5. Scratch-inspired drag-and-drop block programming is also supported with our own Google Blockly based editor, making it really easy to access all of Pip’s built-in functionality from a simple, visual programming language.

Curious Chip hopes to encourage a collaborative community and make it easy  to share the exciting things for young coders.

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Samsung Dex seamlessly blend mobile and desktop experiences

 a new take on digital inner connection and merging of multiple device. The  dex book is a product designed around the  seemly separated function of both devices. it allows for an  enlarge experience and emboldened experience of both platforms ; sharing more cordless interaction with the laptop.

The dex book is a concept PC for the Samsung  brand, imagined by two South Korean  industrial designers ;  kwanjun Ryu  and Jaejin Bong  both part of the design milieu for Samsung.  The new line-up of,  co-opted elements of he  the four AI and machine learning. And, was marked as a sensation to the It industry but yet to see approval for production.

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the Dex feature a “phonehole on the  desk , where the keyboard would sit. the “phone-hole” serves as a connection port. through which streams of interaction/ and data would flow. reducing physical separation  drastically.

this design blends the boundary between mobile and the desktop environment seamlessly with limitations of the encases significantly burred;   transitional  display and interaction would flow in an  endless, edgeless environment.  the  start interface is welcoming AL with a more personal touch of the individual user.

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Dex notebook is imagined to work solely with the Samsung galaxy series and would be light to  carry around , a little curvy  around the edges and efficient.

 

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Meet Gita, a cargo-bot to help carry and deliver all your stuff.

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Gita is PFF’s first  proportioned commercial product  launched in february second of this year (2017), it is supposed to match-up with speed , and coordination of the average human.  It is mostly autonomous and can , start, brake and continue motion based on command or control. 
PFF gita to free everyone from heavy task, and also provide some sort of assistance for the elderly, and physically challenged.  On the reason to outsource your your grocery run, PFF say: 

” think about how differently you would move if your hands were free, carrying cumbersome belongings wasn’t a consideration, and you had a companion who moved just like you do,’  

 

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The Cargo -bot comes with  storage  different compartments to carry items  — freeing up your hands. It design also took into consideration breakable item, hence the wheel rotate independently from the carriage compartments keep the same parts in upright level all through it movement. And the rubber wheels help cushion vibration keeping delicate materials safe.

It comes with  LED lighting and an indicator bulb to keep track of battery levels. As for the misc, PFF is only releasing a bright blue color, white and flower blue- light violet-more is expected if this becomes quite successful.

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gita display help with  battery levels and charging progress, as well as general notifications

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