Meet Otto – Samsung’s Robot Assistant, Competitor to Amazon’s Echo

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Amazon’s Echo has become a huge hit. With the simple call to “Alexa,” all of your questions and demands are easily responded to. The Echo marks one of many turning points for the future of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and its relationship with us humans. The…

Google’s TARS Look-Alike Takes First Steps in Public

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Not too long ago, Google (now known as Alphabet) went on a shopping spree for robotics companies. One of those companies was the mysterious Japanese startup Schaft Inc. Since the startup’s acquisition, Schaft was redirected to the equally mysterious research and development facility known as…

Softbank’s Pepper Finds Competition in Hitachi’s Robot Assistant Emiew3

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Japan is truly becoming the land of robots. Outpacing every other known country, including that of the United States, robot production and sales have reached an all-time high. As the price-performance continues to grow, the demand for robots to service the public follows suit. In…

Dubai’s Museum of the Future Is Set to Open In 2017

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: If there is any country in the world that is preparing itself for a long-awaited sci-fi futurescape, it would have to be Dubai. Ever the explorers in their noble pursuit to invest in the future, Dubai has been, on countless occasions, wowing the global population…

ORIGIBOT: Our Very First Real-World Avatar Has Arrived

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: There are many today who are contemplating ways in which they’ll achieve indefinite life extension. There are those opting for a more biological route through genetic tools like CRISPR/Cas9 and organ printing using stem cells and 3D printers. There are even those opting for a more…