Funerals aren’t cheap. In Japan in particular, the average cost of a funeral is over £20,000, according to a 2008 Consumer Association report, with human priests costing around £1700. Enter Pepper, SoftBank’s humanoid robot, who is now donning robes and offering to perform the ceremony for a small fraction of the price at £350. Robot
The UK’s lorry drivers have this week found themselves a subject of much sympathy. On Thursday, the government announcement of £8.1m in funding for semi-automated truck trials in an attempt to reduce congestion and benefit the environment. The state’s endorsement of self-driving lorries – which will travel on British motorways from next year – has
Most South Londoners know Clapham for its runners, dogs, chinos and the institution that is Infernos Nightclub (be honest). Few who have trod its streets or roamed its Common know that just 33 metres beneath ground level, farmers are producing crops at a rate of 20,000kg a year. How? By swapping natural sunlight for LED lights.
After he travelled from Leeds to London for a recent shoot, Usman from Sonder Creative shared his thoughts on using Fat Lama over on his YouTube channel. He hired a Beholder gimbal and a Panasonic GH5 from local London photographers. Watch the video below to see how he got on and to hear his thoughts