Tag: computers

    Internet of animals. How digitalization will change the relationship between humans and nature

    The Internet of Animals may follow the Internet of People and the Internet of Things. At least, Knife author thinks so. Let’s read the full story.  People, pets, livestock, wild birds, and mammals will become participants in a common communicative space (just one example: in Bashkiria, agricultural specialists manage the herd via the Internet, controlling […]

    What we are reading today: Robot Ecology by Magnus Egerstedt
    02 Jan 2022

    Robots are increasingly leaving the confines of laboratories, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities, venturing into agriculture and other settings where they must operate in uncertain conditions over long timescales. According to the Arab News, this multidisciplinary book draws on the principles of ecology to show how robots can take full advantage of the environments they inhabit, […]

    American companies have “hired” 29,000 robots in less than a year. This is a record in US history
    04 Dec 2021

    In the first nine months of 2021, American companies bought 29,000 robots, which is a record in US history. This number exceeded the peak value in 2017 and almost halved the figure for the first nine months of 2020, CNN reports with reference to the Association for the Development of Automation report. The reason for […]

    193 countries adopt the first global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    All the nations members of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted on November 23 a historical text that defines the common values and principles needed to ensure the healthy development of AI. Artificial intelligence is present in everyday life, from booking flights and applying for loans to steering driverless cars. It is […]

    “Robot, bring me back my salary!” What professions will be in demand in the future

    The future has moved from the “beautiful distant” to the foreseeable tomorrow. Robots and software have gone so far forward that we will see changes in the next five years. The main thing is not to learn about a breakthrough in science from the document about your layoff on redundancy. This means that you need […]

    Universal Soldiers: who needs the ethics of robotics in the age of war robots

    We’ve found for you a lovely review of the AI perspectives written by the Knife journalists. Enjoy it!    “I now know why you cry, but it is something I can never do.” – T-800, “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”   Who invented robots Karel Čapek managed to look into the future when in 1920 he […]

    Do you like jokes about “chipping”? Still, there’s a crisis of microchips worldwide

    A new economic crisis has already touched you – try to order a PlayStation 5, a new iPhone, or car! A shortage of electronic equipment threatens the world. Let’s get to know what happens, thanks to Babel’s explanation. Today, almost everything works on chips – from an electric toothbrush to a car. Since last year, […]

    Benefits from the AI will be received only by the wealthiest businessmen, high officials, and leading AI developers – expert
    31 Aug 2021

    One of the prominent August news became Jack Clark’s “manifesto” called “Big models: What has happened, where are we going, and who gets to build them.” He delivered it on August 23rd at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI). Jack Clark is a co-founder of Anthropic, an AI safety and research company; co-chair […]

    ‘Sakawa’: Africa’s electronics dump strikes back

    Ben Asamoah’s film ‘Sakawa’ from an unexpected angle presents the Western viewer the history of the places where trash ends up after ‘death’. After computers are thrown away and sent on a long journey across the seas and oceans, the electronics safely fall into the hands of the specialists who pull personal data from hard drives. […]