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MIT Develops Technology to Control Robots With Brainwaves and Hand Gestures

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory system enables people to correct robot mistakes on multiple-choice tasks. Getting robots to do things isn’t easy: Usually, scientists have to either explicitly program them or get them to understand how humans communicate via language. But what if we could control robots more intuitively, using just hand gestures and brainwaves? A new system spearheaded ...

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These 6 Habits Will Help You Reach Financial Freedom

Achieving financial freedom is a goal for most people, but too many people don’t achieve. The following are ten key habits that help pave the way. 1. Set Life Goals A general desire for “financial freedom” is too vague of a goal. What does it mean to you? Write down how much you should have in your bank account, what ...

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company approved to build high-speed transit between downtown Chicago and O’Hare Airport

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build and operate a multibillion-dollar rapid transit link between O’Hare International Airport and the city’s downtown. The company plans to transport passengers between O’Hare and Block 37 in the Loop in approximately 12 minutes (one way) — typically a 40-minute trip via the city’s Blue Line — by utilizing ...

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How to text from your computer with Android Messages

Google started rolling out the ability to text from the web with Android Messages. The feature gives users a lot more flexibility in choosing how and where they can carry on conversations. As long as your Android smartphone is powered on, you can text from a desktop computer or even other mobile devices — including iOS products like an iPad if ...

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The Top 10 Technology Trends of 2018

This year we expect exponential changes in every technology direction. Machine learning and artificial intelligence will transform the entire industries, making way for virtual helpers and myriad cases for automatization. There will be a potential for smart homes and smart cities, with the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming intelligent. Finally, the much better human-machine interaction will be established due to ...

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This AI can see people through walls. Here’s how.

Radio signals coupled with artificial intelligence have allowed researchers to do something fascinating: see skeleton-like representations of people moving on the other side of a wall. And while it sounds like the kind of technology a SWAT team would love to have before kicking through a door, it’s already been used in a surprising way—to monitor the movements of Parkinson’s ...

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Every DIYer should know about these apps

When you start thinking about your next DIY project, preparation is key: You need good tools, the right quantity of the right materials, and enough know-how to not make a complete mess. Oh, and as you gather your tools, don’t forget your smartphone. Thanks to a variety of DIY applications for both Android and iOS, your phone makes a valuable ...

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Get your phone’s AI assistant to actually assist you

Your smartphone’s artificially intelligent assistant can provide almost any fact on demand, from the capital of France to the number of bananas in a loaf of banana bread. But this app does much more than answer random trivia questions. It can also organize your life, adjust your phone’s settings, control smart gadgets, play music, and more. This guide will focus on ...

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Our brains can’t quit our gadgets—that didn’t happen by accident

Google and Apple are two of the biggest technology companies in the world. They’ve made their fortunes—and gained global dominance in the process—by encouraging us to spend as much time as possible on our smartphones, laptops, and other devices. But in the spring of 2018, both companies announced plans to help users spend less time glued to their screens. In May, ...

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