technology
tɛkˈnɒlədʒi/ the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.

What do you get when you cross racing cars and warships? Combat lasers, apparently! Dragonfire, the Royal Navy’s chosen Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) system, has been proposed for the next generation of defensive systems aboard warships (and, most likely, eventually for civilian ships as an anti-piracy measure), to defeat not only incoming anti-ship missiles, […]

A bit late to the post party but I wanted to clarify some information before going ahead, I asked Dr Brad Tucker some questions in regards to the information I have been reading about the Black Hole Photograph. There’s been a bit of lazy journalism in the articles I have read, so I wanted to […]

When the fictional Ellen Ripley was brought aboard Gateway Station for recovery, during ‘Aliens‘, it seemed like a generic concept which might, some day, become a reality. Now it seems as if NASA’s planning to create the real thing. Granted, it’s technically termed ‘Lunar Gateway’ and to be placed in our moon’s orbit, not Earth’s, […]

There are close to 100 emails between Brad and I. Things just kept happening and we just had to keep postponing. One of the events which prevented us from the recording was the Soyuz rocket failure. and then a fire which came quite close to his observatory https://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/act/fire-continues-to-burn-out-of-control-near-stromlo-20181102-p50diq.html Finally, tonight I sit down with Dr Brad […]

Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date and a cultural icon. She has become a media darling, appearing on major media outlets around the world, igniting the interest of people regardless of age, gender, and culture, even gracing the cover of one of the top fashion magazines.  Her press coverage has […]

I’m Professor Einstein™, the first personal robot from Hanson Robotics. I was born out of a lifelong fascination with all things Einstein – and the values he stood for. Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson teamed up with Andy Rifkin, a toy inventor with over 40 years’ experience developing award-winning interactive entertainment and educational […]

Zeno is a 17 inch tall, 4.5 pound humanoid robot boy. The prototype was unveiled at the 2007 Wired Nextfest, and was described as an intelligent “conversational robot” that will ultimately be part of Hanson’s “Robokind” line of personal, interactive bots. Hanson

The android portrait of Philip K. Dick–an intelligent, evolving robotic recreation of the sci-fi writer who authored VALIS, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, UBIK, and many other masterworks. By resurrecting PKD as an android, we seek to realize genius-level AI with compassion and creativity. While we have a long way to go, even the […]

Robert Tercek, tech conference speaker chats to @muthur9000 Clara Fei-Fei about Hybrid World Adelaide an exciting world conference on Technology and the Future of AI. Mr Robert Tercek is a digital pioneer and one of the world’s most prolific creators of interactive content. He has created breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital platform, including television, game […]