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What’s that thing? Whatever it is, it needs security

The year is 2030 and I’m at the supermarket shopping. An ad-drone has passed over my house and eavesdropped on my last interaction with my kitchen, and my phone starts bombarding me with ads. It has also hacked my bathroom scales and sold my details to every weight-loss clinic in the area. This isn’t the IoT I dreamed of.

JIBO founder and CEO Cynthia Breazeal

Robots, deep learning in the spotlight at startup event 

The power of GPU-fueled technologies has rocketed a large number of companies to success. Now with Deep Learning — the use of sophisticated, multi-level “deep” neural networks — more research and investment is producing ever-more impressive innovations.

Desol at beach

Desolenator creates clean water from salt water using sunlight

William Janssen was already accustomed to drinking desalinated water, but it was always treated in large machines that consume lots of energy. So he came up with the idea of using solar energy instead to transform salt-water into drinking water, a more sustainable cost-effective method.