News That Matters

Tag: Drones

5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’
Technology

5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’

Hit Amazon Prime TV series “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s novel of the same name, depicts a grim planet Earth in the year 2099, when a much-reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual-reality headsets allow people to travel back in time. (There are also invisible cars).  Some of the technologies the series depicts exist in embryonic form today — such as Amazon’s AI bot Alexa or Meta’s Virtual Reality headsets. But, if you think the show’s Armageddon prophecy is just science fiction, think again. There are many real-life advancements currently in development that could upend our world as we know it. Here are five big ones . . . President Biden sizes up a quantum computer at IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY.AFP via Getty I...
New YouTube channel showcases Saskatchewan’s beauty from above
Global News

New YouTube channel showcases Saskatchewan’s beauty from above

Small town Saskatchewan has never looked better. Two brothers from Estevan are showing you don’t need epic mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls to capture stunning drone visuals.Their new YouTube channel Prokop Productions highlights the beauty from above the Canadian plains with a focus on small rural towns across Saskatchewan. Read more: ‘Focus Saskatchewan’ explores the province’s changing agriculture industry Read More ‘Focus Saskatchewan’ explores the province’s changing agriculture industry Taylan Prokop inherited his interest in drones from his uncle who founded Prairie Fire Photography.Taylan eventually picked up his own drone and, after some browsing, he...