The Astounding Athletic Power of Quadcopters

May 30, 2016

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and…

Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it

May 29, 2016

What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that bring information to life under your fingers as you work with it. In this talk,…

Information is food

May 26, 2016

If you began to think of all the information that you consume the way you think of food, what would you do differently? How do we consume data? At TED@SXSWi, technologist JP Rangaswami muses on our relationship to information, and offers a…

Methodology – Research/Proposal 04

May 25, 2016

Initially I was not clear about methodology part to understand in the context of my research proposal but after discussions and generating random thoughts on manifestos and looking at a scenario of smart homes from, I found it very useful that…

5 big data challenges

May 20, 2016

Big data has a lot of potential for businesses – but it can also be a burden. IT teams are faced with ever-growing requests for data, and decision makers are frustrated because it can take hours or days to get…

The beauty of data visualization

May 19, 2016
-david_mccandless   David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut…

Refining my tribe – Game of Drones

May 18, 2016

Game of Drones I wanted to create an object for people who are aeroplane hobbyists and fly drones as a hobby. I found an interesting tribe with in this bigger community which is called Game of Drones which I think…

Formulating a Research Question – Research/Proposal 03

May 18, 2016

What is data visualisation? I want to know about this in detail as it fascinates me how things can look when presented in a form to understand the over all impact on the situation and also looking at the tiny…

Drones: Deadly robots or useful machines?

May 17, 2016

Drones: Deadly robots or useful machines? Video transcript for ‘Drones history’, with Noel Sharkey Drones are starting to appear everywhere. I’ve even got one with me today. There are many types of drones. Some are being used for surveillance, some…