Technology

First mistake was robbing a bank – his second was allegedly...

|     Peter Holley     | Luca Mangiarano’s first alleged mistake was robbing a bank. His second: using an electric scooter as his getaway vehicle. Aside from the fact...

An app introducing millennials to gardening can go only so far

|     Adrian Higgins     | SOME children garden at the knee of their parents or grandparents, and by the time they are young adults and ready...

Robots have already mastered games like chess and Go. Now they’re...

|     Peter Holley     | FOR several decades, various types of artificial intelligence have been facing off with people in highly competitive games and then quickly...

Misinformation woes could multiply with ‘deepfake’ videos

WASHINGTON (AFP) - If you see a video of a politician speaking words he never would utter, or a Hollywood star improbably appearing in...

Where’s my robot lawn mower? Roomba-maker now has an answer

BEDFORD, Massachusetts (AP) — Robot vacuums have now been around long enough that you might watch one bump around a living room and think,...

‘Smart farming’ plows ahead in Japan

|     Shinsuke Ishiguro & Kazuma Nagahara     | TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - ‘Smart farming’, which utilises cutting-edge robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), could hold the...

Game over for gamers? UK studios count Brexit costs

LONDON (AFP) - Could it possibly be game over for the bright minds behind Grand Theft Auto and other global gaming hits? United Kingdom (UK)...

‘Inkjet’ solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

WROCLAW, Poland (AFP) - What if one day all buildings could be equipped with windows and facades that satisfy the structure’s every energy need,...

Virginia university changed overnight when it let 25 semiautonomous robots roam...

FAIRFAX, Virginia (WP-BLOOM) - The little white robot on wheels began its journey outside Blaze Pizza. Hanging a quick right, the machine rolled past groups...

YouTube is changing its algorithms to stop recommending conspiracies

SAN FRANCISCO (WP-BLOOM) - YouTube said last Friday it is retooling its recommendation algorithm that suggests new videos to users in order to prevent...

Borneo Bulletin Digital