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Voice cloning, portable nuclear, global trade trends, carbon-busting, moss, time crystals, dumb phones, restaurant subscriptions, robot whisperers and robotic spider arms.
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A.I. Week: The future is here and it’s cloning your voice
What could they do with your voice?
Small portable nuclear reactors could power up to 1,000 households, here’s how they work
Key Trends Changing The Global Trade Winds
Nearshoring, friendshoring, rising transatlantic tensions, eu regulations, geopolitical developments and technology
9 carbon-busting startups from the MIT Sustainability Summit
From seed stage to Series A, here are nine startups offering innovative solutions aimed at demystifying carbon markets.
‘We Were Gobsmacked’: Giant Study Reveals Why Moss Is Vital For The Planet
Sampling mosses from over a hundred sites across eight different ecosystems, Eldridge and colleagues estimated populations of the plant cover a staggering 9.4 million square kilometers in the types of environments surveyed
The realization of a continuous time crystal based on a photonic metamaterial
A time crystal is a new state of matter in which the particles are in continuous oscillatory motion. Time crystals break time-translation symmetry.
Dumbphones being bought by Gen Z, to reduce distractions
Nokia is selling tens of thousands of its dumbphones each month – with Gen Z leading the charge toward a simpler, less distracting device.
Restaurants want you to sign up for memberships
An interesting model. Data, intimacy, revenue, branding, etc.
Horse whisperers can help engineers build robots with more capabilities
There are no fundamental guiding principles for how to build an effective working relationship between robots and humans.
Spider-like robotic AI arms can be attached to and controlled by humans
Half a century since the concept of a cyborg was introduced, Jizai-bodies (digital cyborgs), enabled by the spread of wearable robotics, are the focus of much research in recent times.