In the epitomizing blackness of space, few natural phenomena can compete with the darkness of black holes. After all, with their inexorable gravitational pull, nothing, not even light, can be seen … right? Well, mostly. Last week, for the first time ever, scientists observed visible light emanating from beside a black hole with nothing more than a 20 cm. telescope. Continue reading SCIENTISTS JUST SAW LIGHT COMING FROM AROUND A BLACK HOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In his talk, Andre will explain the current and future impacts of Artificial Intelligence on industry, science, and how it will benefit and accelerate human progress. Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and the future | André LeBlanc | TEDxMoncton
Theo Jansen’s “Strandbeest” sculptures are more like a species of artificial animals than a work of art. Their movements are incredibly life-like. Meaning “beach animals” in Dutch, Jansen’s creations move with the wind and are made with plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. In the future, he wants to equip them with artificial intelligence, so they know to avoid the water and not drown.
The golden ratio is the golden thread that weaves its way through the tapestry of creation, uniting diverse and contrasting elements into a harmonious whole. Continue reading The Golden Key by Jonathan Quintin
Episode 1: New Zealand’s freaky AI babies, robot exoskeletons, and a virtual you.
If you’re asked to travel to New Zealand to interview people about the country’s technology scene, prepare to hear about one thing over and over again: