According to Li Shiyan, head of Baidu's virtual people and robotics division, companies can hire a virtual person for about $14k a year in China, and some of their customers include state media, local tourism boards, and financial services businesses.
According to Aston University researchers, cloud servers are running out of space, which the experts warn will result in a global data shortage.
Here are some of the biggest scientific developments that took place in 2022, including a breakthrough in nuclear fission energy technology as well as the "revived" dead pigs. The 5 biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2022: Fusion energy, ‘life after death’, and more.
After Synchron was given the go-ahead by the American Food and Drug Administration last year, the first patient from the United States was treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York in July 2022. This is synchron switch, the brain computer interface.
China has a notorious governmental surveillance apparatus that is renowned to violate its citizens' privacy and target the regime's political adversaries. Now, Chinese students have invented an invisibility cloak.
For the first time, researchers have simulated a simplified wormhole using Google's Sycamore quantum computer, and have transported a bit of quantum information through it. This means a quantum computer has simulated a wormhole for the first time ever in history.
According to Science Alert, scientists have successfully reanimated the zombie virus after it was trapped in Siberian permafrost for 50,000 years.
According to Mission Local, San Francisco police want robots to kill suspects, but the proposal has strong opposition from both inside and outside the Board.
A new study has shown that lasers can hack self-driving cars, and this can be used to trick moving automobiles into missing pedestrians or other obstacles.
A breakthrough study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports has reported that researchers have successfully grown mini eyes in a laboratory to assess blindness caused by Usher syndrome.