Sunday, June 20, 2021

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...

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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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...

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...

Programmable Materials Make Their Way Into Future Applications

When we take a look at any physical and tangible product, we think of the materials used to make that product. In our minds, the material is a raw product that has been shaped...




Future of AI