Robot arms eliminating jerky movements

Researchers at North-eastern released a video on the previous day demonstrating a robot arm smoothly mimicking the actions of a researcher. The group has been trying to eliminate stiff and jerky movements of robotic arms and make them gentle and smooth. The researcher was wearing a C-shaped gripping claw in his right hand while showing actions to the robotic arm. He raised his arm, swept it left and right, and bent it at the wrist, smooth actions that were copied in tandem by the robotic arm. The north-eastern project is…

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Apple to bring Face ID technology to iMac..!

The tech giant Apple is planning to bring face ID technology to Mac computers in a couple of years. Face ID technology is not new to the iPhone series since it has been the primary security feature for years now. Bloomberg’s reporter Furman says in his newsletter that, “Apple’s ultimately  to shift all its products to Face ID, including lower-end iPhones like the iPhone SE series, which currently continue to use Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint sensor implementation.” “It won’t happen this year, but I’d bet Face ID on the Mac…

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Youtube’s algorithm serves problematic videos: Study shows

The latest study from software nonprofit Mozilla Foundation showed that the Youtube’s algorithms can recommend you videos featuring sexualized content and false claims than personalized interests. More than 37,000 volunteers participated on the study by using a browser extension track down their Youtube usage. The records by the browser extension revealed that the video flagged as problematic is still coming across the platform via YouTube’s recommendation or on their own. The study defined problematic videos as “Youtube Regrets” and it included videos “championing pseudo-science, promoting 9/11 conspiracies, showcasing mistreated animals,…

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Boxabl to bring foldable homes with automated construction technologies.

Boxable, the new factory in Las Vegas to build foldable & stackable housing units with automated construction technologies. The prime goal of the company is to cut construction costs with the help of technology. Boxabl co-founder Galiano Tiramani says, “The actual setup of the unit itself is very fast. We’ve done it [at our facility] in under an hour,” the company is working out on a variety of different sizes and shapes for the foldable house. The federal government is the first customer for these foldable homes, and after that…

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Virtual roller coaster rides to discover the mystery behind migraines

A study published in the journal Neurology revealed that a group of researchers conducted an interesting event to find out the mystery behind migraines. As per the notes in the journal, they strapped in 40 people for a simulated roller coaster ride in which half of them were regular migraine patients. The virtual roller coaster rides didn’t cause a migraine to anyone, but scientists found that the migraine-prone participants reported more motion sickness and dizziness compared to the other half. Researchers also discovered that migraine-inclined participants had more nerve cell…

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Google Drive sharing is not that liberal anymore…!

  Back in May, google announced a set of new updates for securing google workspace users and admins from cyber threats and abuses. One of these features allows google drive users to block another drive user. The good news is that the new feature is also available in free accounts. Google drive sharing policy was so simple that it had no restriction or second layer of confirmation. As per the latest feature, users can block another user by pressing the “block” option. Once you block someone in google drive, he…

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iOS 14.7 lets you customize your iPhone Screen

If you are an iPhone user who wants to get a makeover for your phone, then iOS 14.7 is for you. Now you can customize your home screen by changing the size & color of your app icons, customizing wallpaper, and creating your theme. Let see how to change the way your app icons look on iPhone Step 1: Open the shortcuts app on iPhone. Step 2: Tap the plus icon in the top right corner and then select Add action Step 3: Select the open App application Step 4:…

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Corning Gorilla Glass With DX, DX+ specifically made for back cameras

Corning announced two new gorilla glass composites named Corning Gorilla Glass with DX and Corning Gorilla Glass with DX+, exclusively designed to protect back camera lenses. The new composites are expected to improve scratch resistance & durability. Samsung is going to be the first company that uses Corning Gorilla Glass with DX and Corning Gorilla Glass with DX+, But the new composites will make its way to other devices soon. Aymin Amin, Vice President, and General Manager, Corning Gorilla Glass says, “Antireflective coatings have long been used on conventional cameras…

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Better Behaving robots: Researcher receives global recognition.

ANU researcher Hanna Kurniawati and her team receive global recognition with the Robotics Science and Systems Test of Time award. Kurniawati and her team’s contributions in the field of robotics are prominent in developing better behaving robots. Hanna kurniawati has spent many years in research for finding reliable ways to build smart, and ethically behaving robots that can not only think like us but empathize too. “I think there needs to be a differentiation as to whether artificial intelligence (AI) and robots are behaving ethically and whether the development of…

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Facebook rolls out cloud games for apple devices, following Microsoft & Amazon

Facebook on Friday rolled out cloud games on Apple devices through a web app for the Safari browser. With the new update, users can play games instantly on a mobile device or web browser without downloading them. Facebook released the cloud games after Apple’s update updates to its cloud gaming policy, which says each streaming game must be submitted to the App Store as an individual app for review. Previously, Microsoft and amazon launched cloud games on apple devices. Vivek Sharma, vice president of Facebook Gaming explained, “We’ve come to…

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