Robot Pepper Appears before UK Parliament, HintsFourth Industrial Revolution
Japan’s talking robot Pepper appeared for the first time in Britain’s Parliament on Tuesday. The Education Committee of UK parliament invited this humanoid robot just to hear on artificial intelligence (AI) and “the fourth industrial revolution.”
MPs on the education committee invited Pepper robot to answer some basic questions.
If AI reigns supreme then what would be the place of the human in a brave new world, the Pepper was asked this question. Pepper responded in a reassuring voice.
“Robots will play an important role definitely, but we will always need the soft skills that are unique to humans including sense, make, and drive value from technology,” the robot said in fluent English.
The robot was asked about some unscripted matters before panellists moved on to discuss several ethics and social injustice. Later, there were many types of discussions between the members of the parliament and the pepper.
Pepper listened carefully all these things during the discussions. ABC News reports that when Pepper entered into the Parliament she addressed the Speaker Good morning and thanked him for inviting her.
A tablet computer has been set on the chest of this robot.
Twitter users got the chance to heap more mockery on Prime Minister Theresa May. The U.K.’s PM has been the subject of periodic jokes on social networks as she struggles to pull her country out of the European Union while minimizing damage.
Comparisons to the May’s tendency to dance in a robotic manner and speak with methodical precision traits that have earned her the nickname “Maybot” quickly appeared on social media.
Whatsapp is bringing big changes to delete the message. As a result, the experience of WhatsApp use will be better than ever before. In WhatsApp messages could be deleted within 7 minutes of posting messages. Later it has been increased to 1 hour 8 minutes and 16 seconds to delete the message. The messaging service, Whatsapp has introduced the new rules recently.
No message can be deleted from WhatsApp within 1 hour and 8 minutes 16 seconds after posting a message, According to the new rules of message service in WhatsApp. That means a request will be sent to the recipients to delete the message before 1 hour and 8 minutes 16 seconds.
Recently, this new feature has been introduced in beta updates. This report has been published in a report on WABetaInfo. But it is unknown when this feature will be added to the Stable version. This option will be added to the server. Therefore, the customer may not need to update the app to use this feature.
America’s company Avaya has tested a new technology. Its name is ‘Live Voice Translation’.Using this platform, people who speak a different language can easily communicate in their own language.
If a person speaks or writes in his own language from the end of the live voice translation, then immediately the person next to him can hear or see his own language.
Avaya has been successful on Sunday after testing the technology. The company shows its use in Gitex Technology Wikiwand.
The Avaya spokesman claimed that at least 25 million international visitors who took part in the event, spoke more than 10,000 languages, could communicate effectively with each other and share their own ideas.
Avaya Vice President Frederick Sabbati said, “It is not just a business, it is the responsibility of an organisation to innovate new ideas and thoughts to develop the people more.” It would provide a positive impact on society.
Music-analytics Startup Asaii has been Acquired by Apple
Apple is going to buy a startup that works as a music analyst. Apple aims to make their stronger position in the music industry. As a result, they are purchasing such startup.
On Monday, press released the news that Apple is going to buy musical startup ‘Asaii’. It is believed that the US giant had to spend at least $ 100 million to buy this startup.
It has been said in the reports that, Asaii collects various type of data for the music service. They find artist from different level through social media. After working with an algorithm they select whether they could be used in the streaming service.
Members of ASAII have already started identifying themselves as the workers of Apple in LinkedIn.
With such a streaming service, Apple will be able to bring junior artists in front of everyone. Many analysts believe that the organisation may compete with another music service company Spotify with this service.
Just a month ago Apple bought the world’s most popular music app called Sajam. Sajam has been downloaded more than 100 million times worldwide. At the same time, at least two million people search different music by this app every day. Apple had to spend at least 40 million US dollars to buy Sajam.