26 Aug 2019

TechBits, August 26, 2019

1. Startup Tech Innovation Needs To Prioritise Inclusion, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

  • Speaking at a startup awards event organised by the Economic Times, the union minister for law & justice, communications, electronics and information technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Indian startups need to focus on creating and improving inclusion through technology.
  • The event also saw the union minister for railways, and the minister for commerce and industry Piyush Goyal talk about the inclusion created by the penetration of technology beyond the cities.
  • Talking about how tech needs to create inclusion by looking at the problems from a human point of view, Prasad said that “I want to tell something to startups. Never ignore the facet of inclusion. Indians love technology. You will never succeed in India without compassion.”

2. Dexterous AI-operated robot hand taught itself to manipulate objects

 

 

 

 

3. This underwater Pokeball captures fish without hurting them

4.This Satellite Net Is Cleaning Up Space Junk

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