Machines

24 Videos Of Incredibly Satisfying Machines Making Things

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

The modern industrial world is a horrifying and brutally mechanistic terror. It is also -- if filmed correctly -- intensely beautiful. This video b...

Artificially Intelligent Algorithm Hired Onto A Company's Board Of Directors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

A venture capital firm in Hong Kong has hired an artificially intelligent algorithm to its board of directors. Read that again. Deep Knowledge V...

Welcome to the Second Machine Age - But What Does It Mean for Business?

Tom Clive | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech
Tom Clive

According to a new book written by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfssen entitled 'The Second Machine Age', we have witnessed two major technological shifts in our history. The first began towards the end of the 19th century, where machines replaced and multiplied the physical work of humans and animals.

WATCH: The Machine Is Designed To Make Just One Perfect Cookie

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Making cookies isn't that difficult really - unless you want the absolute, masterpiece, perfect cookie. Then it gets a bit tricker. But now one man...

Bibliomat: Small-Scale Press Makes Out-Of-Print Books On Demand

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech

Toronto bookseller The Monkey's Paw has come up with a novel way to sell old books on demand. The Bibliomat is a book printing machine that sells c...

Ubiquitous Computing: Blurring the Mind and Machine Gap

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

When humans, machines and the internet get together, what will the future look like? Michael Chorost's fascinating The World Wide Mind takes us through a journey of all the possibilities.

The Self-Service Checkout Machine: Please Put Your Misanthropy in the Bag

Julian White | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Julian White

A little while ago, self-service checkouts were finally installed in my local Morrisons. And long overdue they were too, if you're asking me. Not that I'm antisocial or anything. Far from it, I spend my days crouched over a laptop in a book-lined study (alright, book-lined garden shed) because I'm an incorrigible people person.

Giant Drill To Be Buried Under The Heart Of Manhattan

The New York Times | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

A 200-tonne drill used to cut tunnels for the New York underground is to be buried deep under the heart of Manhattan. The New York Times reports that...