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China Unveil AI News Presenter

  The Chinese state-run press agency Xinhua recently debuted their first AI news anchor. They state that it is created from digital models of their human news presenters but other than that they have said very little about the technology behind...

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The Supercomputer With One Million Processors

A supercomputer at Manchester University recently had its 1 millionth processor added. The Spiking Neural Network Architecture which is more commonly known as "SpiNNaker" is a supercomputer which was built and designed to operate like the human brain. The system...

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The AI Generated Portrait That Sold For Over $400,000

A portrait created using artificial intelligence recently sold for $432,000 when it was auctioned at a New York auction house. The piece entitled Portrait of Edmond Belamy was created by the French company Obvious who specialise in AI research. Over 15,000 pictures...

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The Ultimate Paper Plane Resource

Everyone's made a paper aeroplane before and we've all been disappointed when they barely fly. Well, we've found a website that has 40 different paper aeroplane designs each with detailed step by step instructions. Fold N Fly even tags each design to...

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The robot that can do Parkour...

Your favourite robotics company Boston Dynamics released an update video for their internet-famous robot "Atlas". The video shows the Atlas running and jumping over obstacles, it even shows it jumping up three 40cm steps without breaking stride. It uses a...

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A Portable Wii in a Sweets Tin

The Nintendo Wii was an extremely popular games console, it didn't focus on having the best graphics or computational power but rather being the most fun and engaging. A YouTuber "Shank Modz" decided it was time to create a smaller...

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The Self Solving Rubik's Cube!

A Japanese YouTube creator recently created a self-solving Rubik's Cube which can solve the popular puzzle in under a minute. The hardware used in the system is a 3D printed structure that holds the 2 servo motors and the Arduino based...

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The Worlds Largest Rideable Hexapod

It's not every day you see a hexapod of this size! The UK based engineer Matt Denton was recently awarded a Guinness World Record for the largest rideable hexapod for his Mantis robot. Standing at an impressive 2.8m tall, 5m wide and weighing...

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The Online Museum Dedicated to Remembering Sounds

The Online Museum Dedicated to Remembering Sounds

Conserve The Sound (CTS) is an online museum dedicated to remembering sounds that are vanishing or become less frequent in modern life. They already have a decent sized catalogue of sounds with everything from an old electric razor to the unfolding of a...

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