Taking design cues from origami, robotician Jamie Paik and her team created "robogamis": folding robots made out super-thin materials that can reshape and transform themselves to roll, jump, catapult like a slingshot and more. .
1:43 some startups are using AI only as a buzzword. 2:25 firing up phone farms in living rooms. 25:21 the hacker community found at Defcon, Blackhat and BSides events. 38:57 WeWork filed an IPO and some of the abnormalities.
TED Fellow Moriba Jah describes the space highways orbiting earth and how they're mostly populated by space junk. Learn more about his quest to develop and scale the world's first crowdsourced space traffic monitoring system.
1:15 Russell Holly from Android Central discusses violence and video games. 15:13 Dan Ackerman of CNET helps us unpack the Samsung Unpacked event. 28:45 Explore the crazy smartphone market in Venezuela.
What if the questionable morals of machines are not just the result of programmer or data prejudice, but there's something more fundamental and explicitly mechanical at play, something inherent in the technology itself?
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What would it take to settle Mars? Explore the immense challenges to living elsewhere in the universe and some bold, creative solutions -- like "growing" houses out of fungi or using bacteria to help generate electricity.
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