Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Driverless bus system showcases future of public transit

Commuters in two Netherlands communities will soon be able to board a driverless, electrically-powered shuttle that uses a public roadway. Read the source article at Curbed

AI Fighter Pilot Beats a Human, But No Need to Panic

While Google was building an artificial intelligence that could beat a grandmaster at the ancient game of Go, University of Cincinnati alum took a different tack. They designed an AI that could take on a...
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Watch this robot solve a Rubik’s Cube in 1 second

If you are trying to get faster at solving a Rubik’s Cube and need some extra motivation, please don’t watch this. Software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose have built a machine that can solve...

The World’s First “Smart-Tattoo” by MIT & Microsoft

The world's most prestigious technology institution, MIT, and Microsoft have offered us another reason why we are truly living in The Matrix, whether we care to admit it or not. Also, this could pass for another...

IBM’s Watson Created a Creepy Movie Trailer All By Itself

IBM’s artificial intelligence powerhouse Watson can now add “cinematic genius” to its virtual resume. For its forthcoming suspense/horror movie, Morgan, 20th Century Fox looked to IBM’s Watson to create one of its movie trailers. The movie...

Beyond the Fence, and the Advent of the Creative Machines

Computers being involved in the creation of art is not a new development. (Consider my use of the word computer throughout this post as roughly equivalent to the cringe-worthy use of the word server in any of your favorite...

Pepper wants to help you shop

SoftBank's Pepper robot may still be the better-known contender, but a new humanoid device from Hitachi aims to be the in-store sales rep of the future. Called EMIEW3, the roughly 3-foot-tall unit can determine when...

Robots and AI featured at Asia’s top tech fair

A Japanese inventor is hoping a robot that still needs humans will win over Asia’s largest tech fair, offering a counterpoint to major technology firms pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence (AI). Katsumori Sakakibara was...

Mark Zuckerberg expected to display his home AI system next month

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is living at least a few years out ahead of anyone reading this post – the founding executive told an audience in Rome (via Verge) today that he hopes to...
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Google Is Using Romance Novels For This

Google is reading romance novels to make its artificial intelligence engine more humane.




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