Daily Archives: 24.01.2021

Designing customized “brains” for robots

Contemporary robots can move quickly. “The motors are fast, and they’re powerful,” says Sabrina Neuman. Yet in complex situations, like interactions with people, robots often don’t move quickly. “The hang-up is what’s going on in the robot’s head,” she adds. MIT researchers have developed an automated way to design customized hardware, or “brains,” that speeds up a robot’s operation. Image credit: Jose-Luis Olivares, ...

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‘I Thought I Was The Smartest Person’ – Allianz’s El-Erian On His USD 19K BTC Sale

Source: Adobe / lensw0rld Investors who cashed in on their bitcoin (BTC) holdings before the token hit the USD 20,000 threshold have been eating humble pie – with one admitting, “When I sold bitcoin at USD 19,000. I thought I was the smartest person around.” The admission came in an interview with Mohamed El-Erian, a prominent economic adviser at Allianz ...

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Startup Founded By Former UK PM Tony Blair’s Son Nabs $44M For Apprenticeship Startup

Multiverse, a London-based startup seeking to provide an alternative to university training, raised $44 million in a Series B round as it expands to the United States. The company, which was previously known as WhiteHat, matches talent who have not graduated from college with apprenticeship opportunities at companies including Facebook, Morgan Stanley, Microsoft and KPMG. Multiverse describes its services as ...

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143-Strong Haul of Satellites Set for Sunday SpaceX Launch

SpaceX’s third launch of 2021 will wait for kinder weather conditions, hopefully at 10 a.m. EST Sunday, 24 January. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert/AmericaSpace SpaceX will wait until tomorrow morning to launch the greatest number of individual satellites ever flown aboard a U.S. launch vehicle, following Saturday morning’s postponement of the Transporter-1 mission aboard a previously-flown Falcon 9 booster. “Due to ...

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