On Fridays I post here my favorite stories about emerging technologies, experiential activations, interactive art, advances in scientific research, and other things I find inspirational.

Salesforce has developed an AI algorithm that summarizes the text of long documents amazingly well:

Image: Salesforce Research

Security monitor cameras from startup Lighthouse can recognize people and also what they’re doing:

Image: Lighthouse

Researchers at MIT’s CSAIL developed a robot that learns by demonstration and teaches other robots:

Image: Engadget

Understanding way heat moves from one particle to another could change the way we power the world:

Image: Ricardo Bessa/Quanta Magazine

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang on how AI will eventually subsume all software in every industry:

Image: Shutterstock

The lack of understanding about AI foretells huge problems as workforce displacement accelerates:

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Lowe’s is giving some of its workers exoskeletons to help lift heavy objects:

Image: Lowe’s

IBM has unveiled its most powerful quantum computer processor yet – 17 cubits, up from 5 last year:

Image: Connie Zhou/IBM

Amazon is reportedly considering a plan to break into the multibillion-dollar pharmacy market:

Image: Pixabay

Researchers used tiny bubbles, stem cells and gene therapy to heal major bone fractures in pigs:

Image: Science/NAAS

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