Why Can’t Robots Walk Like Humans?

Have you ever found yourself lighting up the dance floor with the robot dance? Well, chances are that this dance requires one to move in very straightforward and one-dimensional movements, making it seem as though motors are spinning and stopping. Upon further inspection of this dance, I wondered why robots have to move that way. As […]

Machine Learning and Deep Learning in Robots

Recently, the FSL Year 2 Engineering Stream has been working on building robotic vehicles made from 3D printed parts and circuitry in conjunction with two microbit controllers. As of current, these robots utilize the positioning of the microbit controller to determine whether to go forward, backward or to stop. For example, if the user tilts […]

Artificial Intelligence: Unravelling the Present by Predicting the Future

This past June, Google’s DeepMind developed a neural network capable of creating a three dimensional rendering from a single image. Named the Generative Query Network (GQN), the artificial intelligence (AI) can infer the entire layout of a virtual room without human interference. To do so, it uses the lighting, texture, and locations of objects to […]

AI and Depression

Depression is a type of mental illness that can have negative effects on how one feel, think and act. There are currently 300 million people in the whole world experiencing depression. Some of the feelings include a sense of sadness, hopeless, a loss of interest in daily activities, and a loss of appetite. There are […]