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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Robotic Pizza

We are now seeing move innovation closer to the customer involving food preparation robots.

The TechCrunch video linked below is a taste of what the startup Zume is doing with pizza preparation.

Beyond using robots to assist with the pizza creation process they are also looking to have mobile ovens baking the individual meals as it is transported to the user.


This will mean resources can be shifted from repetitive manual labour in this particular process and moved to higher value work in growing/raising higher quality ingredients.

SpaceX Launch

28th successful SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

SpaceX have continued with launching commercal payloads into orbit with their 28th sucessful launch of the Falcon 9.


They commenced the launch of Satellite communication company Iridium's new constellation of communication satellites.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Universal Robots - easy automation with collaborative robots




Sunday, September 11, 2016

Doom 2016 - Graphics Study




Adrian Courrèges has done it again, produced an amazing study of the graphics that goes into a current generation PC game.

This description of what and how Doom 2016 is doing each 16ms in a frame is truly amazing (both the write-up and the game itself):

http://www.adriancourreges.com/blog/2016/09/09/doom-2016-graphics-study/

Well worth  you time to read in full.


Google AI - Speech Synthesis

Google's latest project, WaveNet is throw CPU horsepower and a very smart algorithm to at the problem of human speech synthesis.

The results are pretty amazing. This article has more detail and examples current generation speech systhesis versus Google's WaveNet:

http://qz.com/778056/google-deepminds-wavenet-algorithm-can-accurately-mimic-human-voices/