Hi Tech & Innovation

Maintenance and servicing of aircraft using augmented reality

Maintenance of modern aircraft is a complex process. The use of AR smart glasses with 3D information visualization should make repair and maintenance work easier for aircraft mechanics. Virtual elements such as instructions, ...

Business

Your DoorDash driver? He's the company's co-founder

On a recent afternoon in San Francisco, a DoorDash driver was circling the neighborhood—first in his car, then on foot—trying to find the restaurant where he needed to pick up two orders. Finally, he Googled the location ...

Consumer & Gadgets

How generative AI is a minefield for copyright law

In 2022, an AI-generated work of art won the Colorado State Fair's art competition. The artist, Jason Allen, had used Midjourney—a generative AI system trained on art scraped from the internet—to create the piece. The ...

Machine learning & AI

Q&A: If art is how we express our humanity, where does AI fit in?

The rapid advance of artificial intelligence has generated a lot of buzz, with some predicting it will lead to an idyllic utopia and others warning it will bring the end of humanity. But speculation about where AI technology ...

Business

EU countries back overhaul of app workers' conditions

The 27 EU member states on Monday backed plans that could force companies like Uber and Deliveroo to treat workers as employees in a potential radical overhaul of the gig economy's business model.

Energy & Green Tech

Megawatt electrical motor could help electrify aviation

Aviation's huge carbon footprint could shrink significantly with electrification. To date, however, only small all-electric planes have gotten off the ground. Their electric motors generate hundreds of kilowatts of power. ...

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