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What is the role of pain in our lives? Pain, we can all agree, is unpleasant, both physically and emotionally. Pain acts as an alarm when faced with danger. Pain can be excruciating, tragic, the forerunner of death. In short, when we feel pain, we feel more alive than ever. Now that robots play an …

Whenever we think of robots, we think of hunks of metal. Robots definitely changed the way we do things in fields such as manufacturing and even healthcare. However, recent developments in robotics show that soft, rubbery robots will let us take the next big leap. Why go soft? While metallic robots are reliable in doing …

Within the lifetimes of most children alive today, bioenhancement is likely to become a basic feature of human society. Personalised pharmaceuticals will enable us to modify our bodies and minds in powerful and precise ways, with far fewer side-effects than modern drugs. New brain-machine interfaces will improve our memory and cognition, extend our senses, and …

The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads and … attack it from every side. He should also suspect himself as he performs his critical examination of it, so that he may avoid falling into …

The human race has long designed and used tools to help us solve problems, from flint axes to space shuttles. They affect our lives and shape society in expected and sometimes unexpected ways. We may understand how these tools work – after all, we built them – but sometimes it’s the use they’re put to …

Elon Musk grabbed a lot of attention with his July 16 announcement that his company Neuralink plans to implant electrodes into the brains of people with paralysis by next year. Their first goal is to create assistive technology to help people who can’t move or are unable to communicate. If you haven’t been paying attention, …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Energy Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Democratizing AI For Industrial Applications AI democratization is a well understood term that is often associated with enabling learning and adoption of AI. In the industrial world, BHGE has been at the forefront of democratizing AI. In contrast to commercial solutions that focus …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Energy Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Integrating Smart Devices With The Google Assistant And Google Cloud IoT Introduce how developers can integrate their smart devices with the Google Assistant. This session shows how to build a webbook for the HomeGraph to sync, query, and execute commands on IoT devices …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Education Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Chatbots Will Empower Students and Teachers Chatbots are radically changing the way universities can interact with their students by managing repetitive tasks and freeing up more time to spend with those that need it most. Learn about how Strayer University, Case Western, and …

Google Cloud Next 2019 | Manufacturing Sessions Google Cloud Next 2019 | Connected Robots: IoT in the Warehouse Meet Chuck, the world’s leading collaborative robotics fulfillment solution by 6 River Systems, Inc. (6RS). Chuck helped enable warehouses across the country to fulfill 1M+ units in the days following Black Friday — making 6RS the first …