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October 11, 2021


Pascal Bornet
Pascal is a recognized global expert and pioneer in the field of intelligent automation. He is industry thought leader with over 200k online followers and specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Automation & Analytics. Formerly Head of AI, Automation & Digital Innovation for McKinsey, Pascal is a senior advisor to IRPA AI, member of the Forbes Technology Council & author of Intelligent Automation: Welcome to the World of Hyperautomation.

Researchers at Caltech have built a bipedal robot that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion, making it exceptionally nimble and capable of complex movements.

The guidelines are part of China’s goal to become the global AI leader by 2030, but also align with Beijing’s effort to crack down on Big Tech influence.

The status of sheet metal, computer chips and all the ingredients making up our beloved comfort foods is completely up in the air, and we’re seeing the aftermath of these issues play out across manufacturing sectors around the world.

This summer, DeepMind delivered the strongest answer yet to that question in the decades-long history of AI research: AlphaFold, a software platform that will revolutionize our understanding of biology.

And smell an AI-created fragrance

Maturing our data infrastructure has been a big part of AI’s growth, but some things still require a human.

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This innovative application leverages Google AutoML Vision Edge Object detection and augmented reality (AR)




Incredible #drone footage shows volcanic eruption in Fagradalsfall – Iceland. Please watch until the end!




Shane Wighton is probably not a good basketball player, but he is a great inventor… He built the first basketball hoop that doesn’t let you miss it, by combining #Robotics and #ComputerVision



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