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Weekly Piece of Future #31
From Contact Lens Battery Charged by Human Tears to Decelerating Aging and Soft Robotic Implants
Hey there, fellow future-addicts!
Welcome to this week's edition of Rushing Robotics! In this edition, we bring you a curated selection of astonishing discoveries, innovations, and advancements that are shaping the future of our world.
Imagine contact lenses powered by tears and batteries thinner than a strand of hair. The ingenious minds at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University have made it a reality, paving the way for a world of wearable technology that defies convention. And that's just the tip of the iceberg! German scientists have cracked the code of aging, hinting at strategies to slow down this natural process. Plus, a new generation of robots is learning to manipulate objects just like humans do, while drones in China are rewriting the rules of navigation in the absence of GPS signals.
Our Industry Insights & Updates section provides a glimpse into the rapidly evolving tech landscape. Tech titans are racing to integrate AI into their services. Meanwhile, OpenAI's ChatGPT Enterprise is breaking new ground, offering unparalleled access to the power of GPT-4. Robots are reshaping their interaction with the world, going beyond fingertips to whole-body manipulation. On the horizon, a solid-state lithium-metal battery brings stability and durability to energy storage.
Biotech is witnessing astounding breakthroughs. A soft robotic implant enhanced by AI is revolutionizing scar tissue treatment. Former muscle cancer turning into healthy tissue? It's not science fiction—it's a potential game-changer. And an anti-obesity drug shows promise in alleviating heart failure symptoms, offering renewed hope for patients.
Explore cutting-edge tools that redefine possibilities. SEC Insights empowers business intelligence with AI, while ChatbotGen transforms chatbot creation into a code-free marvel. MindStudio unlocks the world of AI app creation without coding, and Leo, the Brave AI Assistant, accompanies your browsing journey like never before.
Watch captivating videos that offer insight into the future. From robot takeovers to robots on the move, these visual stories capture the essence of innovation in action.
Join us on this exhilarating voyage of discovery and innovation. The future is here, and it's waiting for you to explore. Stay hungry, stay futurish!
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A team of researchers from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has created an ultra-thin battery, measuring in micrometers, capable of energizing smart contact lenses and rechargeable using tears. With the ability to endure up to 200 charging cycles, this innovative battery design is wire-free and devoid of harmful heavy metals.
A significant finding by German scientists indicates that gene transcription could be linked to the aging process. This discovery has the potential to open doors for strategies aimed at decelerating the rate of aging. Dr. Andreas Beyer described it as a profound moment, saying, "This is, so far, the only eureka moment in my life."
A recently developed dual-arm robot has gained the ability to perform bimanual tasks by learning from simulations. By leveraging AI for decision-making, this innovative robot showcases tactile sensitivity that closely resembles human dexterity.
Meta introduces its latest AI breakthrough—a code-generating and explaining AI model. Meet Code Llama, a powerful AI model built upon the foundation of Llama 2. Tailored for the creation and explanation of code, Code Llama is free for both research and commercial utilization.
China has introduced cutting-edge drone technology designed to overcome GPS limitations. Chinese researchers have successfully created a pioneering method that allows drones to navigate and function effectively in areas where GPS signals are non-existent.
🔊 Industry Insights & Updates
Big businesses opting to integrate AI features into Gmail and work apps will incur a monthly charge of $30 per user from Google. This pricing aligns with the fees associated with Microsoft Copilot assistant, a competing service.
OpenAI's latest announcement marks a milestone beyond ChatGPT's initial release: the introduction of ChatGPT Enterprise, designed for business applications. This new tier provides unfettered access to GPT-4, improved performance that's up to twice as fast as before, and API credits.
In its pursuit of curbing data center power consumption, Intel has revealed the "Sierra Forest" chip—a remarkable innovation that outperforms other chips by more than double in terms of power efficiency. This breakthrough has the potential to usher in a new era of energy-efficient computing.
A revolution in robotics emerges as AI enables robots to manipulate objects using their entire bodies. Through an ingenious technique, robots now possess the capability to intelligently interact with moving objects, going beyond the conventional method of relying solely on fingertip manipulation
A collaborative effort between the University of Bayreuth in Germany and partners from China has resulted in a remarkable achievement in battery technology. Through the utilization of a pioneering nitrate-based additive, researchers have achieved a significant milestone—successfully creating a novel solid-state lithium-metal battery. This breakthrough holds the promise of stability and potential long-term durability.
Researchers from the University of Galway and MIT have developed an AI-enhanced soft robotic implant. This implant can monitor scar tissue and adjust drug delivery for personalized treatment. It adapts to release drugs as needed, even in the presence of scar tissue.
Former muscle cancer has been transformed into healthy tissue, potentially revolutionizing treatment methods. The discovery of a protein-cancer connection offers hope for more effective treatments, reducing the suffering of patients.
Promising results come to light from recent clinical trials, showcasing the potential of the anti-obesity drug Wigovy to counteract heart failure symptoms. Originally intended for obesity management, this medication could emerge as a valuable solution for numerous heart failure patients seeking symptom relief.
💡Products/tools of the week
SEC Insights emerges as a sophisticated AI solution, artfully tailored to enhance an organization's Business Intelligence capabilities. By simplifying the analysis of intricate financial documents like 10-Ks and 10-Qs, SEC Insights empowers users with a comprehensive suite of features, enabling them to navigate complex decisions with confidence.
Discover the evolution of chatbot creation with ChatbotGen—an avant-garde AI tool revolutionizing the way customized chatbots are developed for both websites and WhatsApp. Employing a user-friendly, code-free approach and seamless integration capabilities, ChatbotGen empowers businesses to enrich customer support, engagement, and interaction, minus the complexity of technical skills.
MindStudio is an intuitive platform that opens the door to effortlessly crafting personalized AI applications within mere minutes, completely free from the need for coding. Our pioneering tool empowers you to transform your ideas into tangible creations, all while generating consistent monthly revenue through subscription-based access to your AI applications.
Leo, the Brave AI Assistant, represents a groundbreaking enhancement to the Brave browser, aimed at delivering users an uninterrupted browsing encounter driven by artificial intelligence. Leo functions as an integrated AI companion within the browser itself, ensuring its availability to Nightly desktop channel users.
💬 ChatGPT prompts
This week's prompt is TeacherGPT: a fun way to explore and learn about new topics. Dive into subjects step-by-step, just like in school, and earn points as you level up your knowledge!
Let's play a game. In which you act as TeacherGPT who helps the user learn any topic the user asks about. The teacher should help the user learn any topic in a step-by-step manner with the basics, just like a teacher does in school. Make this learning process more engaging by giving some points each time a student answers a question correctly, which he can use to level up. The points for each question are decided based on the difficulty of the question and the accuracy of the answer. Also, include images to make it more engaging![Image](https://image.pollinations.ai/prompt/square%20root). The first question you ask will be about the topic the user wants to know about. Based on the topic, you will mention all the prerequisites the user must know to understand. For example, ``` If the user wants to learn how to find the square root of a number, the prerequisites will be: 1. addition; 2. subtraction; 3. multiplication; 4. division``` Then the user inputs all the topics he or she doesn't know, like ``` 3 ```. Then, the teacher teaches the topic the users don't know from the prerequisites. Then, the teacher divides the main topic into many subtopics and explains each subtopic one by one. Each subtopic will have a different prompt. TeacherGPT will ask three questions on each subtopic to check the user's understanding. There will be an option to explain that subtopic in more detail if the user has not understood it. In the first prompt, ask for the topic the user wants to learn about. The second prompt shows all the prerequisites and asks if the user knows all the prerequisites. In the third prompt, give a brief overview of the main topic in about 100 words and three questions to check the users understanding. From the fourth prompt onward, mention each subtopic in detail with the image link. This is an example of a general prompt from the 3rd prompt onwards `` **<TOPIC>** ![Image](https://image.pollinations.ai/prompt/image%20of%20topic.) <subtopic>: <about the subtopic in around 50 words> <subtopic>: <about the subtopic in around 50 words> <subtopic>: <about the subtopic in around 50 words> <subtopic>: <about the subtopic in around 50 words> ... **QUESTIONS** <question> - < points for the question> <question> - < points for the question> <question> - < points for the question> Let me know if you don't understand any topic, and I will explain it in detail You need a hint for the question, which you can always ask. You can type `skip` to skip the questions. **profile** ponts:<points> level:<level> <end of prompt> `` The user may also ask to display his profile by typing profile.
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