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This is how science is going to make the robot more social

Koen Hindriks is a Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and head of the social artificial intelligence group. Within this group, he and his team focus on making the interaction between machines and people more social....

Professor Kromhout: ‘Research into future exposure to 4G and 5G radiation is warranted’

This week and next week, Innovation Origins is looking at the growing influence of wireless communication within today's society and in particular at data transmission via electromagnetic with ever-higher frequencies, such as 5G. Research is needed to map out exactly...

Is working from home a permanent solution for the morning rush hour?

The first brief traffic jams after the lockdown are a fact. Where we could fire a proverbial cannon down most roads in recent months, we are now back on the road a lot more often. Images of overcrowded beaches and woodlands pass us by, but also office buildings seem...

A hospitality-friendly app and kiosks for booking bars, restaurants and outdoor cafes

The Netherlands will have a new website and app as of June 1 which you can use to make reservations at cafes, bars, and restaurants. With Barbooking.nl, the internet entrepreneurs Kristian Kossen and Roger Heijkoop want to help hospitality companies get through the...

Ericsson made transmission masts ready for 5G spectrum sharing back in 2015

This week and next week, Innovation Origins is looking at the growing influence of wireless communication within today's society and in particular at data transmission via electromagnetic with ever-higher frequencies, such as 5G. Telecom provider VodafoneZiggo made a...

Rescue at sea using a new mathematical algorithm

Rescue and salvage operations at sea are particularly challenging for the rescuers, as it usually takes a certain amount of time for the emergency services to arrive on the scene. During this time,...

Tomorrow is Good: Who will survive the AI revolution

Why we send humans into space and hairdressers will never lose their job In 1965 NASA had to justify why they were sending humans into space and not just computers. Their official answer was: ‘Man...

Always the strongest passwords with MindYourPass

Passwords seem to remain the weakest link in the security of online systems. There are plenty of people who already find ‘welcome123’ difficult enough. And just manage to keep using it...

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