The arrival of autonomous robot mom : Another step towards the Sci-Fi reality?

R2-D2 and C3PO from Star Wars

Self-development and resulting improvement of the species have long been at the core of human activities. Interestingly, such traits are somewhat familiar in all areas of animal kingdom. One of the greatest attributes of intelligent animals is that of “adaptation”.  We, humans can adapt, and so can many other species. Imagine some robots adapting to the environment or job requirements. Continue reading “The arrival of autonomous robot mom : Another step towards the Sci-Fi reality?”

On the question of GM Food

Consumers today are more aware of the product they purchase than ever before. Thanks to many social activist groups and anti-GMO campaigners, increasing amount of shoppers are aware of “genetically modified organisms” (read GM Food) and are more inclined to purchase organic (!!!) food. For long, the debate of organic vs GMO has puzzled me. Recently,  I found this astounding talk (from 2013) by Prof. Jimmy Botella on the question of GM Food.  Continue reading “On the question of GM Food”