RoboBee Insect Drone Does Not Need a Power Source to Take Flight for Surveillance

RoboBee Insect Drone Does Not Need a Power Source to Take Flight for Surveillance By Nicholas West For many years we have been discussing the arrival of drones that are designed to mimic nature.  The concept of insect drones, however, dates back much further into the 1970s when a dragonfly drone was created by the CIA. Curiously enough, the dragonfly structure was, at the time, thought to be more efficient than the bumblebee drone they had been working on.  As stated by IEEE Spectrum, In the 1970s the CIA had…

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CREEPY: Amazon and Facebook Both Want To Read Human Emotions

CREEPY: Amazon and Facebook Both Want To Read Human Emotions By Aaron Kesel Facebook and Amazon’s insanity only seems to continue with no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Now, the two big conglomerate giants want to move into the uncharted territory of reading human emotions, both in their own ways. Facebook wants a robot that has five senses which can read human emotions. Facebook wants “emotionally sensitive” robots that can explore the world, identify objects and people and enable its users to make more friends, Dailymail reported. The robots…

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Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers

Boston Dynamics’ Creepy Ostrich “Handle” Bot Set To Replace Warehouse Workers By Aaron Kesel Boston Dynamics has a new robot, entitled “Handle,” which aims to be the replacement for warehouse workers loading pallets. In a new YouTube video showing off the advancements in its robot, Boston Dynamics shows how Handle can easily pick up pallets and boxes in a warehouse environment. You may remember the name Boston Dynamics from the infamous video showing an employee bullying Atlas by pushing it over. Since then, Atlas has evolved and is now doing parkour as Activist…

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The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics

The Delusional Futurism Of “Liberal World Order” Academics By Brandon Smith Perhaps this is an overly broad generalization, but I feel there is an almost universal feeling among the public that there is something intrinsically annoying about academia. The source of this annoyance is up for debate, but I believe it stems from the image academics project versus the reality of their personal character and intent. Your average university approved academic will say that some people find them distasteful because they are “so smart”, and this makes others envious. I…

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Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association

Robots Take Record Number Of Jobs In The U.S. According To Robotic Industries Association By Aaron Kesel According to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), robots/artificial intelligence has taken over a record number of jobs in the U.S. proving what Activist Post has been sounding the alarm about for months. Robots shipped to North American companies in record numbers last year, with more non-automotive companies installing robots than ever before. Statistics from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), show 35,880 units were shipped in…

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Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police By Aaron Kesel Smart assistants like Siri, Google Home, and Amazon Echo could soon be implemented with a “moral AI” to decide whether to report their owners for breaking the law. Scientists at the University of Bergen, Norway proposed the incredibly Orwellian idea of inserting morals into A.I. code at the ACM conference in Hawaii on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society, Dailymail reported. Yes, you read that right, scientists want to make that little hunk of…

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Don’t Put Robots in Charge of the Internet

Don’t Put Robots in Charge of the Internet By Elliot Harmon We’re taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of copyright law and policy, and addressing what’s at stake, and what we need to do to make sure that copyright promotes creativity and innovation. Last year, YouTube’s Content ID system flagged Sebastian Tomczak’s video five times for copyright infringement. The video wasn’t a supercut of Marvel movies…

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Changing The Dynamics Of Law In India With The Arrival Of Artificial Intelligence And Robotics

Changing The Dynamics Of Law In India With The Arrival Of Artificial Intelligence And Robotics By Adithya Anil Variath Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not an uncommon term, especially to followers of global governance and fintech. The term “Artificial Intelligence” was coined by John McCarthy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. Roger C. Schank, in a 1987 paper laid down five attributes one would expect an intelligent entity to have: Communication, Internal knowledge, External knowledge, Goal-driven behaviour, and…

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A Start-Up Company Has Created The World’s First Warehouse Run By Robots

A Start-Up Company Has Created The World’s First Warehouse Run By Robots By Aaron Kesel Mujin, a start-up out of Tokyo University, has developed artificially intelligent robots that can fully automate entire warehouses in China and is pushing for the tech in the U.S., CNBC reported. “Lifting heavy boxes is probably the most backbreaking task in warehouse logistics,” said Mujin’s American co-founder and CTO, Rosen Diankov. “A lot of companies are looking for truck unloading systems, and I believe we’re the closest to commercialization.” For the better part of a…

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Sophia The Robot That Wanted To “Kill All Humans” First Machine Granted Visa

Sophia The Robot That Wanted To “Kill All Humans” First Machine Granted Visa By Aaron Kesel The robot named Sophia that once creepily responded it wanted to “destroy all humans,” will take its place as the first robot to be granted a Visa, Yahoo reported. Sophia traveled to Azerbaijan as part of a world tour promoting robotics and met the country’s president, Ilham Aliyev, who greeted the droid. Sophia’s visit was organized by UN public service award winner ASAN (Azerbaijan Service and Assessment Network) xidmet, a government agency in Azerbaijan, according to Forbes. Sophia…

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