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The robots in our future

One of the central figures in American writer Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot (1950) was a robot called Robbie—a metallic nursemaid with a positronic brain, which imparted to it a consciousness and ability to interact with humans. One of the first robots science writer and journalist David Ewing Duncan introduces the readers to in his newest release, Talking To Robots, is ... Read More »

In Photos: The Wonderfully Eclectic Highway Earth Car Show

The Highway Earth car show, organized by automotive photographer Evan Klein, has become a Los Angeles-area staple. The show takes place in Franklin Canyon Park, surrounding the Upper Franklin Canyon reservoir. It’s not just a field of cars; instead, visitors stroll around the Franklin Canyon Reservoir to find groups of cars arranged at different turnouts—sort of an outdoor Guggenheim museum. Highway ... Read More »

The Lamborghini SV-719 Render Could Reflect What Future-Models Might Look Like

Before you march over to Lamborghini’s headquarters in Bolognese and ask for a valid explanation for what you see above. Let us begin by telling you that this Lamborghini is nothing but a subtle render from artist Gaspare Conticelli who managed to create a rather eye-catching design christened as the Lamborghini SV-719. According to reports, the car you see above has ... Read More »

New technological convergence to redefine the future of work

It opens doors to more people to pursue work, says Dell-IFTF report Technological convergence will transform existing job profiles and responsibilities and give rise to new roles in the next decade, according to experts. They foresee such a transformation due to the increased focus on four emerging technologies —- artificial intelligence (AI), extended reality, multi-modal interface and secure distributed ledgers. ... Read More »

Stocks in the news: Dish TV, ZEEL, Future Lifestyle, Axis Bank, DRL and TechM

NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 24 points, or 0.21 per cent, higher at 11,235, indicating a positive start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Coffee Day Enterprises: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha has gone missing since July 29, ET NOW reported. His phone is also ... Read More »

We are looking beyond aluminium to create a company of the future: Nalco Chairman

National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) is taking steps to secure a future beyond aluminium. In an interview to ET, the company’s chairman, TK Chand, said a special business vertical has been created to look for lithium reserves that the company can acquire. NalcoNSE 1.28 % is also venturing into production of high-end alloys for space vehicles and electric cars and will take up merchant ... Read More »

Buying A Used Car – Should Mileage Be The Only Factor?

The foremost factor that comes to mind when considering a used car is how many kilometres it has been driven. For instance, if you were choosing between two similarly priced cars of the same make and year, and one had 40,000km on it while the other’s odometer read 55,000km, you’re more likely to be inclined towards the first one as ... Read More »

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

Game of the future

On 15 June, the ballroom at St Regis hotel, Mumbai, transformed into a gaming room. Titled Game Of Tomorrow, this experiential simulation game brought art out of the traditional gallery space into the realm of finance and investment. In a first of sorts, one saw artists curating a game and performance art piece for a finance conference, FutureBets, hosted by Ashika ... Read More »

A glimpse into the future

A still from Leila used for representational purposes only In the beginning there is the swimming pool. A splashy symbol of the  uppercrust’s affluence  that’s  rapidly making the  poor, poorer. Deepa Mehta’s disturbingly  devastating dystopian drama begins   with a  happy family   – mother, father and child splashing in the  pool. Within the  first  five minutes the mood swerves away from ... Read More »