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Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

Will Business Process Automation Lead to Workers Being Replaced by Robots?

By |2018-11-23T21:14:21+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Business process automation (BPA) is an unstoppable process in today’s society, which relies on technology so heavily. But could it lead to human workers being totally replaced by robots? I’ve never felt threatened by a computer program. I have had my backside handed to me by Scrabble apps, raid bosses have killed my avatar [...]

10 Creepy Future Predictions That Haven’t Come True… Yet

By |2018-09-19T13:32:48+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yes, there are many future predictions that have come true. However, there are also many that have not come true, at least not yet, anyway. It’s true, we are left astounded by the truth of past predictions. When we see catastrophic events which carry an uncanny resemblance to some statement made by Nostradamus, or we [...]

Here Is How Medical Robots Are Revolutionizing Healthcare

By |2018-09-19T16:31:46+00:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Medical robots are becoming more and more widely used nowadays. Here are some interesting facts about the latest advances in healthcare robotics. Robots have been more a fixture of science fiction stories than of any sort of reality which most of us inhabit on a day-to-day basis. But in fact, they are becoming more and [...]

Robot Personality App Will Allow You to Download Your Personality into a Machine

By |2017-11-27T18:19:01+00:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

It’s safe to say that most of us are familiar with downloading computer applications. We have apps for weather, apps for games and even apps for generating insults. It’s not surprising that we are now developing robot personality apps. Although, the idea of downloading your own or anybody else's personality into a robot is rather [...]

4 Most Disturbing Artificial Intelligence Advances of the Recent Years

By |2018-08-16T15:32:28+00:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Artificial Intelligence has been an endless source of fascination for decades, prompting moral and philosophical debate on what it means to sentient or self-aware, and what rights should come with those states of mind. We see potential quandaries fictionalized in popular TV and literature, from Data the loveable android in Star Trek: The Next Generation [...]

4 Star Wars Technologies That Are Already a Reality

By |2018-08-16T12:55:15+00:00December 29th, 2015|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

The Star Wars latest movie got most of the buzz and well-deserved hype this holiday season. So we wish to introduce you to the latest tech available now that was first introduced as a vision of the future in the iconic George Lucas movies – not that long time ago. 1. Holograms Remember how cool [...]

Bionic Brain? Scientists Develop Memory Cells That Mimic Human Brain Processes

By |2018-11-23T21:32:56+00:00May 30th, 2015|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

True artificial intelligence is on the horizon, it seems. Human brain cells, memory cells to be exact, are being tweaked and improved to create an intelligence like never seen before. Scientists are almost there on the road to the real ‘bionic brain’. The key to artificial intelligence is the electronic long-term memory cell. This cell [...]