Don’t Worry About Coronavirus, There’s A Bot For That…

Sitting in New York’s former Engineer’s Society, I spoke with Oleg Kivokurtsev of Promobot and discussed his latest service bot creations that are being deployed across the globe in hotels, office buildings, and hospitals. Fay-Louise Hayden of VentureOut (his New York mentor) shared a vignette of her experiences last month as the imposing humanoid diagnosed … Read More

Privacy Data Guidelines For Mechatronic Innovators

A harem of scantily-dressed women blazed across Tuesday’s New York Post cover proudly modeling the latest in affordable cell phone technology courtesy of Pablo Escobar’s brother, Roberto. The tabloid quipped that mobile apps today are more addicting than cocciaine. China (among other data junkies) is counting on this dependency to … Read More

Is China An AI Security Concern?

This past week, the Interior Department ordered the grounding of its drone fleet that was made in China or contained Chinese parts. This comes on the heels of similar actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security in May and the United States Army in 2017. While political pundits credit the … Read More

The Space Force Includes AI, Robonauts, And Handful Of Humans

Space Policy Directive-4: Establishment of the United States Space Force, signed last month by the President, created not just a new division of the Air Force, but a “United States Space Command.” The directive is clear: “Unfettered access to, and freedom to operate in, space and provide vital effects and … Read More

Robots On The Beat

Ultimately, last week’s terror attack in Lower Manhattan was halted by the bravery and skill of New York’s finest – Officer Ryan Nash. As authorities investigate new technologies to keep citizens safe it is unclear if intelligent machines could have prevented or alerted first responders sooner to prevent loss of … Read More

The Next Industrial Revolution Is NOW

There has been too much chatter lately about robots stealing jobs (and lovers, for that matter).  The latest ire comes directed at an English company, Moley Robotics, that unveiled its robot chef at the Consumer Electronics Fair in Shanghai.  Moley’s Robotic Kitchen is complete with a pair of large robotic arms that are … Read More

NBA Season Over… Ping-Pong Anyone?

The fear of the NBA canceling the 2011-2012 season is very real.  If you are tired of overpaid professional athletes wining about another million, it is time for us to “Occupy Sports” by replacing these numbnuts with some bolts. The students at China’s Zhejiang University are not waiting for a strike, … Read More