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Jun 7, 2023

Instagram is working on an AI chatbot, leaked images reveal

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

With its very own chatbot, Instagram will join the likes of Snapchat and Quora.

Instagram is allegedly working on bringing an artificial intelligence chatbot to direct messages (DMs) for a more fun and engaging experience, according to the mobile developer and reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi.

According to the screenshot attached in Paluzzi’s tweet, one can make out that the chatbot can also help users write messages when conversing with someone. Another… More.

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Jun 7, 2023

Apple acquires Mira, a lightweight AR headset startup with military contracts

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, computing, military, space

The U.S. Navy has awarded Mira a $700,000 contract, while another agreement is set in stone with the U.S. Air Force.

Right on the heels of unveiling its Vision Pro mixed reality headset, Apple has now confirmed that it has acquired Mira, a Los Angeles-based maker of light hardware for augmented reality, The Verge.

The Worldwide Developers Conference had unveiled Apple’s plans for its future as it revealed a string of devices powered by ‘homegrown’ chips and the much-awaited foray into the mixed reality space.

Jun 7, 2023

How soccer players and athletes are using AI to fight online hate

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Racial discrimination and slurs against sports persons are rampant on social media.

If there’s one Olympic moment etched into our memories, it is the 1968 Black Power Salute which saw African American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos standing on the podium raising their gloved hands in solidarity with oppressed Black people worldwide.

What followed was their ostracization from the U.S. sports institutions, racial abuse, and worldwide condemnation and vilification back home.

Jun 7, 2023

Singapore Airlines announces free Wi-Fi for all passengers

Posted by in categories: entertainment, internet

Passengers of Singapore Airlines can now stay connected to free internet at an altitude of 12,000 meters.

In simpler times, during a flight journey, one could switch off the cellular, read a good or a bad book, enjoy a glass of questionable wine, watch a movie in a different language using the in-flight entertainment system, or simply nod off. Or one could even dare to converse with a fellow passenger (gasp).

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Jun 7, 2023

US at risk of losing AI edge to China, says Scale AI CEO

Posted by in categories: government, policy, robotics/AI

The US is at a critical moment and must invest more resources to stay ahead.

The U.S. is at risk of losing its edge to China in the race for artificial intelligence (AI), according to Alexandr Wang, the CEO of Scale AI. Wang was speaking at a summit organized by the company for government officials, Bloomberg.

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Jun 7, 2023

Asexuality: The Insects that Stick With It

Posted by in category: sex

Year 2011 This is pretty interesting that insects reproduce asexually even for a long time in their species for instance some have done it for 2 million years 😀 Also this could lead to even humans asexual reproduce if properly done with crispr.

One hope of trying to understand why sex is so powerful and prevalent a mode of reproduction relies on the rare examples of animals that persist long-term without having sex. Now, several species of stick insects join that illustrious circle.

Jun 7, 2023

A guide to the organ-on-a-chip Reviews Methods Primers

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing

Year 2022 Microfluidics could even enable large amounts of liquids to be transferred with minimal weight buy here it is used in organs on a chip.

Organs-on-chips are microfluidic systems containing miniature tissues with the aim of mimicking human physiology for a range of biomedical and therapeutic applications. Leung, de Haan et al. report practical tips to inform design and operational decisions during the implementation of organ-on-a-chip systems.

Jun 7, 2023

Holy crap! Scientists create pooping robot

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Year 2010 😗😁

Bristol Robotics Laboratory boffins threaten to unleash their EcoBot-III pooping robot on the world. The Ig Nobel Prize is in the bag.

Jun 7, 2023

This Roomba-Like Lawn Robot Will Pick Up After Your Dog For You

Posted by in category: robotics/AI


This robot detects and finds where the droppings are.

Jun 7, 2023

This ‘poop machine’ could assist in the fight against bowel cancer

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Year 2017 😗😁

Pathologists tested the ‘efforts’ of Wim Delvoye’s artwork, which replicates a human digestive system, to raise awareness of bowel cancer screening tests.

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