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New currencies are being created outside of government control. Art is being created with artificial intelligence. Fake news is generated from deep fake videos and images. Augmented and virtual reality is being created inside the memory of computers. Humans once used physical things to trade value with each other; stones, shells, beads, cheese, bits of metal with simple images.

Top 10 Creepy Robots Ranked By IEEE


There has been an exponential increase in R&D related to virtual reality, photorealistic computer animations and augmented reality. Researchers from around the globe are working in these domains and have been creating machines which have the abilities of a human -- or humanoid robots. This is an emerging research domain which is now playing a crucial role in robotics research. However, according to the uncanny valley theory, the humanoid objects which imperfectly resemble actual human beings provoke uncanny or strangely familiar feelings of revulsion in observers. The IEEE spectrum ranks robots into three categories, -- top-rated, creepiest and most wanted.

How to build the perfect set-up for video games

The Guardian

Whether you're a PC, console or smartphone gamer, there's a wealth of accessories that promise to improve your experience – and your score. But from mechanical keyboards to high dynamic range monitors the choices and jargon can be confusing. Here is our selection of the best gaming peripherals, whatever you play on. There are as many "ultimate" PC gaming set-ups as there are PC gamers – because the range of possibilities is vast and it's such a subjective process. With the mouse, for example, a lot will depend on how big your hands are and whether you prefer to lay your hand flat across the mouse or hold it in a claw-like grip.

5 B2B Brands Innovating with AR & AI Marketing


Augmented reality and artificial intelligence aren't just for B2C marketers anymore, and as we move into 2020 we're likely to see a new decade of B2B that keeps moving farther away from "Boring-To-Boring" and towards more to B2C-like experiences. AR and AI are a key part of what consumers increasingly expect to find in those experiences. The swiftly rising number of mixed-reality consumer app installations is expected to jump from 3 billion to 10 billion by 2024, with associated ad spending forecast to climb from $2 billion in 2019 to $11 billion, according to new Juniper Research data. While AR and AI in consumer-facing efforts keeps expanding with a full head of steam, such as Warner Bros. first-ever embedded AR for its upcoming "Scoob!" film trailer and mobile app, many in the B2B landscape have scarcely begun to tap into the AI-infused technology available. Let's take a look at five B2B brands that are innovating with a variety of AR and AI marketing initiatives.

Serious Vulnerability Found In Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell


Continuing on the trail of smart security systems exhibiting security issues, now joins Amazon's smart doorbells. Researchers found a serious vulnerability in the Ring Video Doorbell. Researchers from Bitdefender have discovered a serious security vulnerability in Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell. As elaborated in a white paper, the researchers found that the Ring Video Doorbell actually exposed the homes' security to attacks over WiFi. Exploiting the flaw required an attacker to be in close proximity to the target home.

How will virtual reality, AI, and robot technologies impact the workplace?


Virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI), and robot technologies are evolving quickly and impacting the facilities management industry. In this article, we take a look at the ways that effective facilities management teams can adopt these cutting edge technologies. Virtual reality is quickly becoming commonplace in our society, with new enterprise and consumer applications being developed at a feverish pace. Even tech giants like Facebook, Google and Samsung have entered the VR market with their own consumer grade devices. So far, the technology has centered around immersive experiences for entertainment like video games and movies, but we're now seeing VR used in healthcare, engineering, and other non-consumer based industries.

Helping the Disabled Live an Active Life with Robots & Exoskeletons Work in Japan for engineers


In the House of Councillors election of July 2019 two new Diet members were elected who each have severe physical disabilities. One is an Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patient and the other has Cerebral Palsy. Both are barely able to move their bodies and require large electric wheelchairs to get about. The assistance of a carer is also necessary. In particular, the ALS patient is dependent on an artificial respirator and is even unable to speak.

Samsung boosts AI and 5G investments to 'lay the ground' for innovation


Samsung has said it will increase its efforts in AI and 5G to drive innovation across the South Korean tech giant's business. As the world's largest smartphone and memory chip manufacturer – along with being a key player in many consumer devices including TVs, washing machines, fridges, and more – Samsung has established itself as a tech leader. The convergence of powerful emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, and the cloud, have the potential to radically shake-up the industry and dethrone established players if they don't keep pace. Samsung has made clear it has no intention of giving up its castle. "In a hyperconnected society via 5G, AI and internet of things, a company that innovates user experiences will be a global business leader," said Koh Dong-jin, head of IT & mobile communications at Samsung, during an AI forum held at the company's Seoul R&D Center.

The Top 13 SEO Trends Gaining Popularity In 2019


As 2019 kicks into gear, it's time to consider what will change in the digital marketing ecosystem this year and how it will affect you. Given that the digital marketing domain is constantly getting revamped with social media, SEO, content marketing, and PPC as the major players – it's hard to keep up with all of the changes. So, if you are anxious to know what is in store for you with SEO in 2019, here are 13 trends to be aware of. First in the list of interesting SEO trends that will emerge in 2019 is linked to the path-breaking concept called Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is expected to revolutionize the way in which internet users conduct online research using keywords.

Future forecast: The transhuman future is here


The future isn't an accident, it's something we create and it seems our goal is to hack what it means to be human. What was once science fiction is now reality: the first cyborgs are here. A revolution is unfolding in operating rooms, labs, artist, and designer studios across the world. Scientists and entrepreneurs are on a quest to unlock the secrets of the human brain through implantable technology. The documentary "I am Human" by Elena Gaby follows three people with varying degrees of disabilities who have been implanted with brain-computer interfaces allowing them to achieve what was once impossible.