The Future Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Tom Bedford on September 3, 2018

Children trust robots even when they’re wrong, study reveals

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Posted by Tom Bedford on August 29, 2018

Trials of driverless taxis in Tokyo make for a futuristic 2020 Olympics

urban_innovation
Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 28, 2018

Forget smart cities, this Toronto-based project is the future of urban innovation

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on August 24, 2018

Jaguar is making an all-electric E-Type a reality

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Posted by Roland Moore-Colyer on August 17, 2018

Waze and Volkswagen aim to inject fun into GPS navigation tech

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on August 15, 2018

This new electric goo battery could be key for superfast EV charging

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 13, 2018

Microsoft’s AI can create decent Chinese poetry from just a few images

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on August 8, 2018

The Audi e-tron may have solved EV range problems

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Posted by Alphr on July 31, 2018

Could hackers trigger a nuclear war?

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 30, 2018

Tesla is getting Knight Rider-like AI in its cars, according to Elon Musk

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 26, 2018

Samsung has just developed an “unbreakable” OLED screen

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 12, 2018

Uber fires 100 driverless car researchers following deadly Arizona crash

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on June 13, 2018

Tech time travel: Futurists reveal how they see what’s next

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 8, 2018

Google’s AI commandments: Google has seven rules for AI – and there will never be a ‘Google Gun’

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 6, 2018

Elon Musk has absolutely no plans to build a Tesla motorbike

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 5, 2018

Sensors, scandal and sustainability: Inside the San Francisco smart city being built from scratch on an abandoned naval yard

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 29, 2018

Physicists invent a Back to the Future-style flux capacitor; have no plans to travel back in time

amazon_is_selling_real-time_facial_recognition_services_to_the_police_and_its_being_used_to_store_thousands_of_mugshots
Posted by Alan Martin on May 23, 2018

Amazon is selling real-time facial-recognition services to the police and it’s being used to store thousands of mugshots

robots_can_now_learn_new_tasks_by_studying_humans
Posted by Alan Martin on May 21, 2018

Robots can now learn new tasks by studying humans

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 17, 2018

Fujitsu plans to fight cancer with its quantum-inspired digital annealer

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 17, 2018

Move over Silicon Valley, Japan is still light years ahead

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 16, 2018

This cute robot is the future of robotic assistants

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 11, 2018

Elon Musk reveals The Boring Company’s LA tunnel is nearly ready to offer free passenger travel

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 11, 2018

Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot leave the lab for a run to clear its head

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 9, 2018

Google Duplex: Google responds to ethical concerns about AI masquerading as humans

BAE solar-powered drone
Posted by Alex Lee on May 3, 2018

This solar-powered drone can fly for a YEAR without needing to be serviced

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 2, 2018

Creepy or nostalgic? Facebook wants to turn photos from your childhood into 3D memories you can explore in virtual reality

brain_friends_scan
Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 1, 2018

Scientists have successfully inserted “false” sensations into the brain, could they one day edit our memories?

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 30, 2018

Sex robots: The end of empathy and love or a force for good?

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 30, 2018

This inflatable skyscraper could provide shelter in disaster zones

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Posted by Emma Sims on April 23, 2018

Tesla fails customer complaints test, but gets Kanye’s seal of approval

graphene_light
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 23, 2018

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 20, 2018

Cows could be the biggest mammal left thanks to hominins’ love of hunting

facebook_chip
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 19, 2018

Facebook is quietly working on building its own chips

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Posted by Gabriella Buckner on April 17, 2018

Three more UK universities are getting supercomputers as part of the Catalyst UK scheme

apple-renewables
Posted by Edward Munn on April 10, 2018

Apple announces all of its shops, offices and data centres are now powered by “100% renewable energy” – but there’s a catch

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 9, 2018

A snooper’s dream? This “camera” is just a millimetre wide, is powered by light and will never run out of power

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on March 26, 2018

The slow self-driving cars of Greenwich

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 26, 2018

US supermarket giant Walmart is rolling out robots across more of its stores

technology_and_sport
Posted by Nicole Kobie on March 23, 2018

Digital doping: Are big data, AI and virtual reality creating an uneven playing field?

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on March 16, 2018

The future of train travel: Biometric tickets, sensors and drone repairs could spell the end of delays and strikes

larry_pages_self-flying_cora_is_uber_for_the_skies
Posted by Alan Martin on March 13, 2018

Larry Page’s self-flying Cora taxi takes flight – and it’s like an Uber for the skies

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 12, 2018

Tim Berners-Lee: Google and Facebook are helping to “weaponise the web” and must be reigned in

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 12, 2018

Elon Musk believes SpaceX’s interplanetary spaceship will be ready

quantum_computers_hensinger
Posted by Rick Lane on March 7, 2018

Will quantum computers ever see the light of day, or are they the ultimate vapourware?

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Posted by Edward Munn on March 5, 2018

Autonomous vehicles will soon be able to see around corners and spot danger before we can

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Posted by Alex Reis on March 2, 2018

We could soon grow computers made of DNA

spacex_starlink_satellite_ip
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on February 26, 2018

Elon Musk claims SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellite service will be IP-less

spotmini-boston-dynamics
Posted by Edward Munn on February 13, 2018

Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini can now open doors and call for backup like something straight out of a sci-fi movie

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 12, 2018

A Tesla Roadster wasn’t the only thing Elon Musk’s SpaceX sent into orbit last week