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In today's edition:

// Companion bots

// James Webb

// Different companion bots

// The world's largest 3D-printed building

Florida barn will be the world's largest 3D-printed building | Axios

“A luxury horse barn in Florida is primed to be the world's largest 3D-printed building.


Why it matters: 3D-printed buildings tend to be promoted as a promising new solution for an industry wielding a major carbon footprint — but experts warn there's not enough evidence to support that claim just yet.


Driving the news: Once it's complete, the 3D-printed luxury equestrian barn in Wellington, Florida will overtake a building in Oman as the world's largest 3D-printed structure.”

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Humanoid robot GR-1 to aid aging population in China | Interesting Engineering

“With the acceleration in technological advancements for AI-backed humanoid robots, demand for them to be used for human companionship is increasing.


Chinese company Fourier Intelligence has revealed plans to manufacture 100 of its GR-1 general-purpose humanoid robots by the end of 2023 to help patients with rehabilitation.”

Amazing video soars through James Webb's dazzling 3D view of universe | The Byte

“The clip takes you flying past thousands of galaxies near the Big Dipper constellation, turning back the clock billions of years at 200 million light-years per second. At the end of the video, you arrive at Maisie’s Galaxy, which is a whopping 13.4 billion light-years away from Earth — meaning we're looking at light originating a mere 390 million years after the Big Bang.”

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AI-powered companion robots could end loneliness in older adults | Interesting Engineering

“With companion robots already taking the healthcare world by storm, demand for such robots is accelerating.


Future Market Insights predicts that the global healthcare companion robots market will hit a market value of US $11.73 Billion by registering a CAGR of 18 percent in the forecast period from 2023 to 2033.


In light of this boom in AI-powered robots, a new study reports that companion robots enhanced with artificial intelligence may one day help alleviate the loneliness epidemic.”

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//Quiz: What flavor ice cream did Baskin-Robbins release in 1969 to commemorate America’s landing on the moon?

What flavor ice cream did Baskin-Robbins release in 1969 to commemorate America’s landing on the moon?

54 years ago, Baskin-Robbins did the second-most exciting thing to happen that year.