The personal robot temi refactors robotic human behaviors we encounter in the “iPhone Slump,” and moves those back to actual robots. When I was a child, I viewed as a child—viewed a lot of science fiction, that is. We were promised a future with amazing robots.
We’ve all had this experience: you’re sitting in a meeting, only half-tuned in while simultaneously typing an email and figuring out what to make for dinner… all the while thinking that you’ll be able to multitask effectively.
The internet is supposed to be a place that fosters community and conversation—but all too often, it’s a place where people are subjected to hateful speech and online harassment. More than 40 percent of Americans have personally experienced some degree of online harassment, and in 2017, 27 percent reported that they wouldn’t post a comment after witnessing harassment posted online. Meanwhile, the sheer volume of toxic commentary online has been enough to force prominent news organizations to shut down comments sections on their articles entirely.
For animated characters to move us, they first have to move. But bringing virtual characters to life has never been a simple task. Motion capture technology records and digitally replicates human movement to create 3D animations. Think of Andy Serkis’ work, transformed into Gollum, in the Lord of the Rings film series.
Will Artificial Intelligence be the Demise of Humanity? Elon Musk believes artificial intelligence (AI) is actually more powerful than nuclear weapons and will cause the third world war. This raises the question, is he right? Will AI be the demise of humanity?