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Robot Focus Groups – the future or just theatre?

 

 

Stephen Hawking is warning about the dangers or relying too much on robots.

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Writing in The Independent, Stephen has warned there are “no fundamental limits” to what machines may be able to accomplish in the future.

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Forget about the BRICS

There’s only one kid in town – BRAZIL.

 

That’s right, the World is about to go even crazier for amazing Brazilian products.

 

My 8 year old son has even clocked it – drinking the Brazilian Guava Lucozade. According to him Pele even drinks it!

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RoboEarth, RoboCops, Robot Market Research – Part 2

Further to my earlier post – http://globalvoices.brandrepublic.com/2012/11/27/robot-market-research/ – let’s throw this news into the mix, from the BBC website – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25727110

Basically the article reterm2veals that in Eindhoven a series of inter-connected, separately developed robots are all talking to each other to better surgery based on their collective knowledge. At this stage they are not working on proper surgery with proper humans but surely it is only time before that happens?

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Send your Smartphone to Med School

Amidst all the rubbishing of the various health apps all around the World over the last few weeks I want to draw your attention to one which I have been watching (and participated in some early work) for many years. Scanadu.

Scanadu was developed – along with others – with the Tricorder in mind. You know – that device that Star Trek takes down when they see a new alien or McCoy or Scotty want to do a quick scan on one of the Enterprise staff. Read more on Send your Smartphone to Med School…

Robot Market Research

2 interesting pieces in the news this week.

Does this mean Robots are going to find their way into mainstream market research?

And … does it mean we will dispense with the inconsistency, expense and time associated with interviewing humans?

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