Posts tagged skype
Cambridge University Centre To Study "Extinction-Level" Threat To Humans From Technology

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have formed a new centre to explore the threat advances in technology may pose on the human species.  The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), they will investigate developments in biotechnology, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, figuring out how these areas could become a threat to humanity.

The first line of defence against Skynet is now in place.

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Botiful: The Social Telepresence Robot

Remote-controlled robots are commonplace, so it'd take a pretty specialised concept for us to pay attention.  This is where Botiful comes in: a "social telepresence robot" that can be controlled during a Skype call to move yourself through the world of who you are connected to, making you remotely present from anywhere in the world.

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