Whether we’re creating robots to look more human or vice versa, we’re entering a future where the very concepts of “artificial” and “real” are blurring. The more we learn about ourselves, the more we apply it back into our technology. In doing so, we’re essentially creating extensions of ourselves. That is the future we’re creating. One where our reach and footprints cascade across the planet and more. Welcome to the future!
Known for being the founder of both Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, Nolan Bushnell has come out of the ’80s woodwork and is now launching a brand new virtual reality company called Modal VR. SOURCE
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Mimicking the human body’s means of cooling off, Japanese researchers have presented a novel idea, whereby their robot named Kengoro is able to sweat water to help cool off its mechanical systems. SOURCE
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC have conjoined their efforts in developing a brain implant that’s enabling a quadriplegic patient to feel other objects through a robotic arm. SOURCE