The rise of robotics and AI from 1921 to 2020.

Fueled by advances in computing power and connectivity the fields of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence have grown rapidly findimg new applications in factories, businesses and homes. No longer the domain of science fiction, the thrilling fields of robotics and artificial intelligence are becoming important business drivers. Let’s have a look at this interesting timeline… *(Pictures: […]

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Artificial Intelligence Tribalism.

Intelligent Artifacts may be found in literature since Greek mythology, and after World War II when modern computers became available it has become possible to create programs that perform difficult intellectual tasks. Artificial Intelligence is over half a century old and for a very long time it was dominated by rule-based systems, a field whose […]

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Towards a Posthuman Life.

When we speak of posthumanism we refer to the expansion of the “natural” faculties of the human being, and more concretely to the fusion between meat and digital technology … According to Wikipedia a cyborg is an “organism that has restored function or enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial component or technology […]

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How to be more Creative?

As I have written before, one of the most common ideas of creativity is giving it a religious explanation, a way of seeing it as a God like process in which a great master work comes from nothing in an unexplainable way. Andrew Tate, a freelance writer and neuroscientist, tells that we are far more […]

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6 Principles of Visual Design.

The Oxford Dictionary describes “design” as the art or action of conceiving and producing a plan or drawing of something before it´s made. According to cultural magazine Frieze, design has had one unwavering role as an agent of change that can help to ensure that developments of any sort – scientific, technological, cultural, political, economic […]

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Talking Artifacts as Caregivers.

A Virtual Assistant -also called digital assistant or chatbot- is an software agent that understands human voice commands and is able to complete tasks for the user. It´s been a long time since IBM Shoebox, the first tool enabled to perform digital speech, was presented to the general public in 1962. This machine would recognize 16 words […]

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