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Robot’s Teaching Humans to Code?

It seems that is the case with a robot called Root (more here and here).  Root works along with a programming environment called Square to engage students starting very young to learn coding concepts in a fun and intuitive fashion.  Its … Continue reading

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These AIs are Learning to Talk in Secret…

Science Fiction is quickly becoming fact it would seem.  The Google Brain project has been working to build a deep learning method for AI (learn more here and here).  Since starting up informally in 2011 and accelerated through the purchase of … Continue reading

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Seeking the Hyper-Human

There are 7 Billion of us on the planet.  Its hard to wrap one’s mind around that many people.  In a world with that many people how does one stand out?  Certainly, the different type of humans varies widely – … Continue reading

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Russian Multi-Millionaire Tries to Fund His Way to Immortality

The goal of the Russian multi-millionaire Dmitry Itskov in the next 30 years is very clear: he wants his existence immortalized by having a “personality transfer” to an artificial carrier. To simplify the concept, it’s to have his memories digitized … Continue reading

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The Wonders of a Robot Gardener

Grafting plants is a delicate process mostly used in asexual propagation of plants.  It is tedious and time-consuming even for skilled laborers in the horticulture and agriculture industry to successfully manage to fuse two parts of a plant and hope for it … Continue reading

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AMBER Lab’s Robot Runs Just Like You!

It seems like it was just yesterday when ASIMO, the world’s first robot with predicted movement control, had managed to walk on its own two feet. That was nearly 15 years ago, and now a group of researchers at the Advanced … Continue reading

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Realizing The Potential of Humanoid Robots as a Full-time Healthcare Providers

After three decades of research on virtual humans, a visiting professor in Singapore has created “Nadine”, a human-like robot that she predicted would be able to serve as companions for the elderly in the future.

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Robot Homes: Automation That Helps Take Care of You

A startup company called Brain of Things has envisioned the home of the future–one that takes care of you. The founders have initially targeted three locations in California for the development of what they call “robot homes”. These houses will ‘adapt’ to … Continue reading

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Domino’s Testing World’s First Pizza Delivery Robot

Dominos Pizza is testing what they claim is the world’s first autonomous delivery vehicle in New Zealand called the Domino’s Robotic Unit (DRU).  This pizza delivery robot has four wheels, with sealed compartments that can keep up to 10 pizza’s hot by the … Continue reading

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Google’s New Robotic Dog

Recently, Google released a video showing off their new robot dog playing with a real dog.  Developed by Google’s Boston Dynamics, the dog was developed to be used by the U.S. Marine’s Corps.  Its purpose is to act as a … Continue reading

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