Musician Who Lost His Arm Can Play Piano Again With This Insanely Cool Prosthetic

In this article, found on ScienceAlert, the possibilities for the future of prosthetics is explored. There are already massive advances in what prosthetics can enable people to achieve and here, the capabilities of this rapidly changing technology are demonstrated through the musical work of Jason Barnes, who lost his right arm just below the elbow in…

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Jason Bruges Studio Installs “Cast” of 20 Robots Across Hull For UK City Of Culture Celebrations

All eyes are on Hull this December, in it’s last month of being UK City of Culture 2017. We were intrigued to read about the Jason Bruges Studio installation animating the city with robotics in this article on deezen.com. This inventive design, inspired by the city’s maritime history, is a brilliant example how places and…

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In Just 4 Hours, Google’s AI Mastered All The Chess Knowledge in History

Developed by Google’s DeepMind AI lab, AlphaZero has defeated the world champion chess program, Stockfish, in just 4 hours. This technology is rapidly changing and already, since October, new developments are on the horizon. This article, found on Science Alert, looks at how AlphaZero differs from previous programmes, through self-reliant learning, and what might come next.…

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Imagination Lab: A Place To Imagine

Applications are open for the Institute of Imagination’s first Cultural Residency, which explores the Imagination Matters theme ‘Places to Imagine’. Tom Doust, Director of Experience and Learning at the Institute of Imagination, explains the goals of the residency and how artists, makers and creators can apply for this opportunity. The Imagination Lab Tucked behind Albert…

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Harnessing The Power Of Design: How A Gin Distillery Bottles Imagination

Imagination Matters supporters BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN share how they worked with architects and designers to create a forward-thinking space inspired by its surroundings, with the aim to inspire the imaginations of visitors and staff alike. Working in harmony with nature How do you combine social history, modern architecture and design into a world class sustainable…

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‘We Help Them Flourish And Bloom’: Using Nature To Keep Students In Education

How can access to nature and working outside help students that struggle in traditional classroom settings to flourish and learn new skills? We found this article on The Guardian profiling the work of charity Roots and Shoots, who use activities such as gardening and floristry to encourage students to continue their studies. At a time…

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