Street View Machine Learning, Nano-Generators, and Smart Robots

“It’s not only about the pretty pictures, though — this is about feeding Google’s machine learning algorithms the data they need to index the real world.”

Photo: Google Street View


“People build dams and huge turbines to turn the energy of waterfalls and tides into electricity. To produce hydropower on a much smaller scale, Chinese scientists have now developed a lightweight power generator based on carbon nanotube fibers…”

Photo: Electricity output based on Flow-rate


“But as robots get more capable, the amount of data that they collect will increase, and sharing that data in a useful, thoughtful, and considerate way could make smart homes way smarter.”

Photo: iRobot CEO Colin Angle

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