IBM IBM -1.23% is demonstrating just how much it wants people to build devices for the Internet of things (IoT) with its latest, sub-five minute starter kit.
The IoT kit is going on sale to entrepreneurs and small businesses, in order to make sure they can affordably connect almost any IoT designed object to the net in no time at all.
A company has successfully flown a mind controlled drone, a step that its scientists say will lead to passenger carrying airplanes steered only by pilots’ brains.
In a rather stunning demonstration yesterday, Portuguese business Tekever fitted a special cap to a pilot to measure his brain activity, allowing him to steer a drone through a mission in the sky using his thoughts alone.
Artificial intelligence is totally safe, because humans will retain control of increasingly smart machines. Well, at least according to the point of view Microsoft’s research chief.
Eric Horvitz says humans will always be “very proactive” about how they deploy AI systems, which as a result would be safe and would deliver immense solutions to serious global questions.
No matter what career obstacles they encounter, women working in technology will “just do it anyway”, according to an industry expert.
Cathryn Posey, founder of Tech by Superwomen – an organization aimed at connecting and empowering women working in the technology industry – tells Forbes that women often face difficult obstacles in the technology workplace, given their proportionately low numbers.
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