Category Archives: Technology

Companies developing humanoid

Robots have made it easier than ever to accomplish tasks that once we thought only humans are capable of doing. New robots come into existence and change our lives for the better. Of late, humanoid robots have enjoyed immense attention from everywhere across. Here a list of Top 10 companies developing humanoid robots.

Companies developing humanoid

“Robot makers including Boston Dynamics pledge not to weaponize their creations” by James Vincent

A quadrupedal robot armed with a machine gun built by Ghost Robotics, which has not signed the pledge. | Photo by Chris Jung/NurPhoto via Getty Images A group of robotics companies including Boston Dynamics — makers of the well-known quadrupedal robot Spot — have pledged not to weaponize their most advanced robots. However, the pledge […]

“Robot makers including Boston Dynamics pledge not to weaponize their creations” by James Vincent

Embracing the monsters: moving from infection control to microbial management

“Adapting, surviving, and thriving in this time of monsters will require more than rehashing old preparedness politics and hopes for a reassertion of human control over microbial threats. During what some social scientists call the era of hygienic modernity, societies increasingly relied on a mix of surveillance and biomedical interventions to remove or contain microbial threats. This old focus on containment is no longer feasible in a world where stressed ecosystems leak into each other and international tensions and rising inequality prevent the meaningful strengthening of global health systems.”

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The Lancet Microbe Source: Embracing the monsters: moving from infection control to microbial management – The Lancet Microbe

The left behind?

I don’t really want to write this blogpost. Or rather I do, but I want people to tell me all the reasons I’m wrong. I’ve been reading ‘The Wall’ by John Lanchester, a dystopian, yet all too real-seeming novel. Following ‘the change’, a catastrophic climate-related event, much of the world has become uninhabitable, leading to […]

The left behind?

Uni wins £1.25m funding to design transformative exoskeleton suit for disabled young people

The University of Liverpool has been awarded more than one million pounds in funding to design a “revolutionary” assistive device to support and enhance upper body movement in children and young people living with progressive neuromuscular diseases. The university was awarded £1.25 million from the People’s Postcode Lottery Dream Fund to design the first-of-its-kind exoskeleton […]

Uni wins £1.25m funding to design transformative exoskeleton suit for disabled young people