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What Is Ambient Computing? How Does It Affect Our Lives?

What Is Ambient Computing? How Does It Affect Our Lives?

Picture this: it’s five degrees Celsius outside, and you are freezing, but instead of you adjusting your thermostat, your house automatically realizes that it needs to be warmed up and changes the temperature accordingly. That is what ambient computing is all about. Ambient computing (also called ambient intelligence) refers to technology immersed into your environment. You don’t have to consciously interact with it using screens or keyboards.

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How Can AI Be Used in Governance?

How Can AI Be Used in Governance?

One of the many things that artificial intelligence (AI) is capable of doing is helping governments function smoothly. In a previous article, we discussed that, over time, AI would be responsible for more decision-making. As such, it can help governments worldwide make tough decisions by ridding the decision-making process of human biases.

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Top 5 AI Companies in the World

Top 5 AI Companies in the World

Technological developments are driven by the human need to make life easier and complete tasks faster and more efficiently. The drastic growth of technology in recent years has paved the way for artificial intelligence (AI) to become an integral part of almost every industry—from education and lifestyle to music and sports. It is everywhere. And by the looks of it, it is here to stay.

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3 AI-Powered Smart Glasses Giving Sight to the Blind and the Visually-Impaired

3 AI-Powered Smart Glasses Giving Sight to the Blind and the Visually-Impaired

As technology advances, the potential for assistive devices to improve the lives of those with visual impairments is becoming a reality. One area that has seen significant growth in recent years is the development of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled smart glasses. Integrated with AI technology, these smart glasses can analyze the environment and provide real-time audio cues to the wearer, such as describing the objects around them or reading out text.

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How Can AI Solve Deforestation?

How Can AI Solve Deforestation?

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) 2022 report, in the past 30 years, the world has lost 420 million hectares of forest cover. This loss of forests affects the world in a number of ways, including the depletion of natural habitats for certain species, an increase in global warming and the emergence and spread of infectious diseases.

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Upcoming VR Headsets to Look Out for in 2023

Upcoming VR Headsets to Look Out for in 2023

Virtual reality (VR) technology has come a long way since it was first introduced to the average consumer in 2016. In the same year, Facebook and Oculus declared their intention to invest U$250 million more in VR content, following the earlier US$250 million investment. Since then, VR technology has continued to evolve and improve. The most recent VR headsets have higher resolution screens, better sensors for head tracking and are much more comfortable to wear.

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Are Robots the Future of the Police Force?

Are Robots the Future of the Police Force?

In November 2022, San Francisco city officials voted for the use of robots in the police force. These robots were meant to help police officers incapacitate violent criminals and were also authorized to use deadly force to stop crime. But just under a month after being approved, the city was forced to take back its decision due to massive public outcry.

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5 Essential Reasons Chatbots Fail—and Will ChatGPT, Too?

5 Essential Reasons Chatbots Fail—and Will ChatGPT, Too?

If a food delivery order fails, you can ask a chatbot to issue a refund. If you want to reserve a table for a date night, a chatbot can help you with that. If a potential partner turns you down, a chatbot can provide emotional support. From your banking needs to healthcare, customer service and more, chatbots are everywhere. Using natural language processing and sentiment analysis, chatbots—artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled software—interact with humans or other chatbots.

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How Does Face Recognition AI Work?

How Does Face Recognition AI Work?

We are all unique. No, this is not pep talk; it’s a fact. We are all physically unique. Humans come with identifiers that are impossible to be found in others. Our fingerprints, DNA and even faces for the most part (one in every 42 children is born a twin). There are distinguishing features in all of us that have proven beneficial for security purposes across industries.

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First Film Ever Written and Directed by AI The Safe Zone

First Film Ever Written and Directed by AI: The Safe Zone

On December 17, 2022, 28 Squared Studios and Moon Ventures released The Safe Zone—the first-ever film written and directed by AI. Created using Open AI’s ChatGPT,
The Safe Zone is set in a dystopian future where AI has taken over the world. The main characters—Emily, Lucy and Jake—are siblings who have to make a decision: which one of them gets to go to a government-sanctioned “Safe Zone”, and who are the two to be left behind to live in a world ruled by AI?

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The Metaverse Trends That Will Dominate 2023

The Metaverse Trends That Will Dominate 2023

The metaverse is on the rise, captivating people around the world. As per Grand View Research, the global metaverse market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39.4% from 2022 to 2030. From gaming to socializing, many are tapping into the growing market to explore the endless possibilities that the virtual world can offer. As we march toward the end of 2022, let’s explore the trends that will dominate this rapidly growing tech sector in 2023 and how they will shape our digital future!

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Will AI replace Teachers in the Future?

Will AI replace Teachers in the Future?

As advancement in AI solutions expands and accelerates, AI will be more powerful and inseparable from our daily lives in the future, and that will also happen with the education industry. To provide a personalized learning experience, a combination of EdTech and AI can bring about an adaptive learning platform, which can track a student’s progress, learning patterns, knowledge gaps and so on.

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Top Tech Trends to Look Forward to in 2023

Top Tech Trends to Look Forward to in 2023

2022 was a great year for the tech innovation space. We saw a lot of unique inventions enter the market. From a tool that tells you to evacuate the room when it detects the COVID-19 virus to solar panels that can be placed on your room like shingles, some extraordinary products have made their way into our lives.

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Major Mergers & Acquisitions of 2022

Major Mergers & Acquisitions of 2022

In the business world, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a common occurrence. Businesses are always looking for ways to grow and expand their operations, and one way to do that is by merging with or acquiring another company.

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4 Cutting-Edge Technologies Used In FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

4 Cutting-Edge Technologies Used In FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Technology is shaping the future of sports. FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is living proof that new technologies—from artificial intelligence (AI) referee assistance and outdoor stadium cooling systems—can surprise players and fans with a better experience in a once-traditional global sport. If you want to catch all the incredible changes happening to soccer right now, keep reading our post!

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Top 6 Jobs That Are Dying in the Next 20 Years

Top 6 Jobs That Are Dying in the Next 20 Years

In 1979, the British new wave band, The Buggles, released their song: “The video killed the radio star”. That one line explains exactly what happens when new technologies are created. We went from print media to the radio, from the radio to television and then from television to the internet, and as technology progresses further, old tech is almost always abandoned as a shiny new invention takes its place.

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