Thursday, February 23, 2017

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...

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...

Check Out Bubba Watson’s Golf Cart Jetpack

Pro golfer Bubba Watson, a two-time Masters champion who has been known to traverse the green via a hovercraft, wants to up his game -- his golf-cart game. In a partnership with Oakley and the Martin Aircraft...

IBM’s Cognitive Social Media Command Center is bringing Wimbledon to you

Most tennis fans would salivate over the chance to witness Serena Williams attempt to win Wimbledon and tie Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slams, pulling within two of Margaret Court’s 24 for the most major singles titles...

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...

This Tiny Robot is a Real Life Wall-E

Register Early and Save - AI World Intelligent Bot Workshop - Nov 7 Just 2.5-inches tall with a fondness for meaningful eye contact and heavy lifting, Cozmo is a robot companion designed to seem like...
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Google Is Using Romance Novels For This

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

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...

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

GoButler pivots to fully-automated service, starting with flight search and discovery

Virtual assistant GoButler's latest app suggests that rumors of its demise may not be on the mark.  Flight search and discovery is interesting but I'm keen to be able to ask GoButler to pack...

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