robotics

The Race to Mine the Moon Is Taking Off, Here’s What’s Coming The Race to Mine the Moon Is Taking Off, Here’s What’s Coming

We’re going into a totally different phase of space. The first time it was about two superpowers trying to prove their technological prowess and they set the moon as their objective and then we realized. There’s a lot in space that we can actually utilize. The oxygen that you need, the propellant, the bricks to build…

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This organisation is removing dams and restoring rivers | Pioneers For Our Planet This organisation is removing dams and restoring rivers | Pioneers For Our Planet

I don’t think we grow up understanding and even knowing what a healthy river is supposed to look like We’ve channelled and diverted and dammed our rivers so many times in so many ways the definition of a river is that it flows. When you think about all the things that healthy rivers give us,…

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Ray Kurzweil | What Is the Future of Capitalism? | Singularity Hub Ray Kurzweil | What Is the Future of Capitalism? | Singularity Hub

(slow rhythmic jazz music) – Capitalism, actually I think there’s a consensus on balancing the power of capitalism to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship and, come up with different ideas and have them compete in the marketplace, while still having compassion for people. Some people say “well oh, the right wants to do this and the…

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Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning. Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

(soft music) – Check out this self-driving truck. These are getting pretty good. Waymo is testing autonomous tractor-trailers in Atlanta right now, and this Einride truck, you can see there isn’t any space for a driver. There’s no deployment plans yet, but when these finally make it on to the roads, they’re going to make…

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Tech Future  Creating a Lifeline in Communities Tech Future Creating a Lifeline in Communities

right now are doing very important work and they're trying really hard to get the support of venture capital in Silicon Valley and they're also working with government so before we get started though I want to start with Frederick and go down the line and just tell us the the connections the personal connections…

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NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars, Summer 2018 NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars, Summer 2018

[Background voices] >>One of the hardest things about the rovermissions here at NCAS is not necessarily the technical aspects of each individual part of our robot but also working together and coming together as a team in order to make decisions on the floorfor what we should do with the robot. The robot is just…

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Lew Later On Google's New Social Network Lew Later On Google's New Social Network

Google is taking another run at social networking with an app called shoelace and it's kind of funny because they just recently shut down Google+ which most people people seem to agree was a failure what do you think well Google+ a failure or what yeah I hopes well that's the things that's the thing…

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Computers and Society, History to the Present Day | Ronald M. Baecker Computers and Society, History to the Present Day | Ronald M. Baecker

I've been interested in computers and society issues ever since I was a student at MIT between 1959 and 69 concerns about computers or automata or machines come to life of course go back to literature and science fiction but one of the first written expressions of concern was actually the father of cybernetics Norbert…

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