Category Robotics

Meanwhile in Russia: Self-learning Robot Escapes for 45 Minutes
Robotics

Meanwhile in Russia: Self-learning Robot Escapes for 45 Minutes

June 17, 2016In the recent frenzy of questionable robotic motives, a Russian self-learning robot escaped a training compound before engineers were able to bring it back home.Artificially intelligent (AI) robots have demonstrated some incredibly peculiar traits between Microsoft& 39;s AI bot turning into a racist-human-hating robot in 24 hours and DARPA announcing their plan for a 132-foot “stalker” warship to hunt the seas for enemies.

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There is a Personal Assistant Smarter Than Siri

March 24, 2016Think Siri is the most intelligent AI personal assistant in the world? Think again.Meet Iris, the AI automated attendant Dave Dalton built fifteen years ago for his son which later became the head of smooth operations at his revolutionary makerspace in Kansas City, Missouri. In Dalton’s words, “I have programmed our workshop with a psychotic neat freak AI announcer named IRIS.
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This Scarlett Johansson Robot is the Creepiest Thing Ever

April 02, 2016 Image Source: Reuters/Bobby Yip The Mirror reports a 42 year-old man named Ricky Ma has built a $50,000 humanoid robot named Mark 1 from scratch. He& 39;s not revealing the name of the Hollywood actress it was modeled after, but one look at the robot immediately gives it away: Scarlett Johansson.
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Apple Unveils Liam: The iPhone Eating Robot

March 23, 2016Along with the recent announcement of the iPhone SE, Apple also unveiled a team of iPhone disassembly robots named Liam. For a company that makes millions of phones each year, they have decided that recycling old parts needs to be more of a focus. The machine has 29 different arms that can extract precious elements from all of the different locations on the device.
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Robotic Hands that Teach Themselves to Move

May 12, 2016A group of engineers created ADROIT one of the most dynamic manipulative robotic hands which taught itself how to twirl a stick between its fingers.Hand movements are some of the most complex forms of biological movements that require bending, pivoting, and sensing friction that humans can often perform effortlessly.
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AI Attorney Named "Ross" Just Hired By Real Law Firm

May 12, 2016 Image Source: Unsplash Siyan Ren art collage by Leah Stephens Ross is the world& 39;s first artificially intelligent lawyer and he& 39;s just been hired by a real law firm, Baker & Hostetler. The law firm announced that it will be employing the AI attorney for its bankruptcy practice, which is currently staffed by 50 lawyers.
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Meanwhile in Russia: Self-learning Robot Escapes for 45 Minutes

June 17, 2016In the recent frenzy of questionable robotic motives, a Russian self-learning robot escaped a training compound before engineers were able to bring it back home.Artificially intelligent (AI) robots have demonstrated some incredibly peculiar traits between Microsoft& 39;s AI bot turning into a racist-human-hating robot in 24 hours and DARPA announcing their plan for a 132-foot “stalker” warship to hunt the seas for enemies.
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The Robot Pizza Wars Have Officially Begun

June 26, 2016Leave it to Silicon Valley to come up with another industry to disrupt: the pizzeria. Image Source: ABB Robotics YouTube Still According to Bloomberg, Zume Pizza is a Mountain View startup that began its operations in secret and was founded by Alex Garden and Julia Collins. Garden& 39;s work history has nothing to do with pizza: he is the former president of Zynga Studios and was the general manager of Microsoft& 39;s Xbox Live.
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