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Posts By Damien Martin

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Can AI be your friend?
3 days ago

Can AI be your friend?

It can answer most of your questions, but can it show enough emotion to fool you?

Siri and Alexa can answer most questions you have, from how the traffic …
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The Christmas season’s hottest item is not what you’d expect
4 days ago

The Christmas season’s hottest item is not what you’d expect

Target Australia Snowy Aspen tree is a huge hit

It’s more than a month until Christmas, and the hottest item of the season is flying off the shelves. It’s …
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Dissolving microneedles could be key to eye health
4 days ago

Dissolving microneedles could be key to eye health

Painless patches deliver medicine right into eyes

You’d think there’s no way sticking needles in your eyes could be a good thing. Yet, according to doctors at Singapore’s Nanyang …
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Tesla batteries powering renewable revolution
5 days ago

Tesla batteries powering renewable revolution

Renewable energy storage adds security, reliability

One of the big challenges for renewable energy has been storage. There’s an overabundance of solar energy on a long summer’s day but …
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Robot builds house in less than three days
6 days ago

Robot builds house in less than three days

Bricklayer Hadrian X can lay 1,000 bricks an hour

Hadrian X has one arm yet works day and night. Hadrian X takes the elements into account when working outside. Hadrian …
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This is your brain on AI
6 days ago

This is your brain on AI

Brain research tests the limits of where we end and technology begins

The brain is the powerhouse of humanity, the CPU of the body. Brain research has delved into …
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Emesent raises $3.5M for mine-mapping drone
7 days ago

Emesent raises $3.5M for mine-mapping drone

Hovermap drone technology uses lidar and 3D SLAM to go where people and GPS can’t

Drone technology has proved endlessly useful above the Earth’s surface. Now it’s going underground. 

Hovermap’s …
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Rocket Lab commercial space launch a success
1 week ago

Rocket Lab commercial space launch a success

Fleet Space Technologies gets first two satellites in orbit

The space race is a lot different than it used to be. Instead of moon landings, it’s about delivering satellites into …
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Victoria opening robotic surgery institute
1 week ago

Victoria opening robotic surgery institute

Australian Medical Robotics Academy will train surgeons from all over the world

Of all the prestigious medical schools in the world, you’d be hard-pressed to find one that specialises …
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The new ‘black gold’
1 week ago

The new ‘black gold’

Australian black truffles are making a big impression on the world dining scene

A lot of success depends on being in the right place at the right time. For …
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