This week was an action packed one with amazing footage of a giant robot spider fighting a robot dragon in Canada, self-folding robots inspired by origami, Magic Leap revealing part of their secret sauce is in deep learning and the very sad news that AltspaceVR is shutting down.
Thoughts on the future of 3D on the web
If there's one area in emerging tech which is especially exciting right now, it's the emergence of 3D on the web and the implications this could have on the web as a whole. Xavier Ho provides his perspective on the industry in this guest post!
We've made it to the 100th issue of the newsletter! This milestone week has brought Google Glass' next enterprise phase, Google Home arrived in Australia, we had a tonne of AI news and one group believes the world needs a giant robot fighting league.
Emerging tech had so many fascinating stories this week! We've got jaw-droppingly realistic video of Barack Obama generated by a neural network, a Star Wars AR headset, a robot throwing themselves into a fountain and Elon Musk warning that cutting-edge robots may soon kill people if not regulated.
Register your interest for our virtual assistant course!
This is the place to register if you're keen to get the first look at our virtual assistant course. We'll add you to the waiting list and send you a link to sign up to the online course when it becomes available — with an early access coupon code to say thanks for your early interest!
Free ways to learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning
In the lead up to my own talk on artificial intelligence at Web Directions Code, I thought I'd put together a list of resources for others looking to learn the basics of this ever expanding area in emerging tech.