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Man meets robot: 5 ways how machine learning will turbocharge your workforce

With evolved smart machines, knowledge workers will soon find their career paths disrupted in the near future. However, this change needn’t be seen as a negative. Future-ready businesses are already recognising the value.

Guess who’s coming for your job – will humans go the way of horses...

The idea that smart software will eventually begin to eat any job that consists primarily of tasks that are predicable requires only a fairly simple extrapolation that technology will only get better and better.

What does the world of automation mean in reality? [VIDEO]

Robots. They've been a part of our lives for some time. Yes, you can include Dexter the Robot from Perfect Match. The mechanisation and automation of...

A Purple Cow helps an Orange Robot get to the market (this isn’t a...

Of Purple Cows and Orange Robots Brenton O’Brien, CEO of robotics manufacturer Microbric, has been developing robots for use by teachers and hobbyists (with moderate...

I, for one, will welcome our new robot overlords… [VIDEO]

In reality, there are few things that I fear. I know grown men who shriek at the mere presence of a spider. Others who...

Hand on my heart, I don’t think this will eventuate: Amazon Drone Delivery [VIDEO]

Why? Mainly because it would take away the potential for this scene in Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World ever happening. How would Scott have ever...

It’s still not too late to buy me a Christmas present [VIDEO]

All gifts can be presented (pun intended) at Anthill HQ. If you're stuck for ideas of what to get me, here's a suggestion. It looks like a lamp, but it's so much more. It's Lamp, with a capital L. It has a name and a personality of all its own.

Making science fiction a reality: a robot that transforms before your eyes [VIDEO]

A Japanese man who likes to build robots as a hobby has created the first, real robot that transforms from a car into walking, shooting robot. Yes, it's real. Well, it's more real than various part of Megan Fox in the second Transformers movie.

University of Sydney PhD students score $57 million contract to create military robots

Marathon Robotics, a Sydney-based robotics company founded by three University of Sydney PhD students, has won a $57 million contract with the United States Marine Corps to trial its "Rover" robotic system as a live-fire marksmanship training utility.

Remembrance of things past (a video to make you fear the future)

A dark animated short film set in the future where a major corporation has developed software that stores all the lost memories of humankind. We're looking for something here... Something real.
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5 Ways to get more out of your coffee shop meetings...

Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. More often than not, the conversation falls off topic, interruptions cause distractions and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you’ve achieved nothing. That’s what Antony Gaddie calls a Coffee and Doughnut meeting. You get a coffee and… zero. He’s the founder of Green Ant Marketing and he shared with us (over coffee) five things that you can do to help you make the most of your coffee shop meetings.

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The Gaddie Pitch in three simple sentences with Antony Gaddie and...

The personal elevator pitch is an essential tool in the entrepreneur’s utility belt. Your pitch is also essential for success on the web, for placement on landing pages, in emails and blogs. The medium might change but rarely will the structure of an effective pitch. Antony Gaddie is the creator of “the Gaddie Pitch,” an internationally-renowned set of tactics designed to help business owners deliver an effective elevator pitch, time and time again.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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