A Software as a Voting Member of the Board?


Do you think that a software being a voting member of the board of director is science fiction then think again! It has actually happened! VITAL (Validating Investment Tool for Advancing Life Sciences), which is a software, has been appointed as a voting member by Deep Knowledge Ventures (DKV), a Hong Kong based venture capital … Continue reading

Baxter – AI or Magic?


Marco Tempest is a Swiss magician based in New York City. He also happens to be a Director’s Fellow, MIT Media Lab! His team working Magic Robot Interaction has created Baxter. To understand what he is working on have a look at his amazing TED presentation! To know how much of this is AI and how much … Continue reading

Is this a case of Big Brother watching you?


Alvin Toffler had predicted that in the Third Wave – Post Industrial Society, actionable knowledge as a primary resource. In some sense, knowledge is more freely available today than any other time in history – thanks to the internet, thanks to Wikipedia, thanks to Google, thanks to TED … thanks to all of us who have … Continue reading

Robot Wall-E in real life


Remember Wall-E? The robots created by Guy Hoffman reminds me of Wall-E … have a look!  

Robotics – A Glimpse of where we are today


I don’t know about how you feel about the current state of robotics but I was hugely surprised when I started exploring the state of art. AI is a field which has never lived up to its promise – real or perceived. For example if you look at Arthur Clarke’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” (novel … Continue reading