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Elon Musk Smacks Down Mark Zuckerberg on AI

Elon Musk Smacks Down Mark Zuckerberg on AI In the session, he screen questions about all kinds of things, including one about the apocalyptic potential of AI.” Elon Musk has been pretty vocal about his mistrust of AI, and for a damned good reason, but Mark Zuckerberg isn’t so sure.

Robotic Turtles With Raspberry Pi Brains Are Sniffing Out Land Mines

Robotic Turtles With Raspberry Pi Brains Are Sniffing Out Land Mines They’ve been around for almost 80 years now, but engineers are still finding amazing new ways to put them to work.Unlike a lot of the turtle robots you’ve seen, C-Turtle doesn’t roll around on wheels.

Amazon Is Looking For A Few Good Robots To Stuff Boxes

Amazon Is Looking For A Few Good Robots To Stuff Boxes When the dust clears, Amazon hopes to hire around 50,000 new workers.Meanwhile, they’re also gearing up for a future where those new workers have been replaced by robots.

Artificial intelligence and robots draw hundreds of Kiwi entrepreneurs to innovation event

Artificial intelligence and robots draw hundreds of Kiwi entrepreneurs to innovation event Hundreds of smart, ambitious and innovative Māori entrepreneurs spent this weekend focusing on how technology can help realise their business dreams.The annual Matariki XPonential event, hosted by Callaghan Innovation featured a stellar line-up of established and emerging innovators.

These Robots Are Changing The Ways Robo Companions Interact With Their Humans

These Robots Are Changing The Ways Robo Companions Interact With Their Humans Have you ever fantasized about having your own little adorable companion robot?A recent Wired article explores the author’s experience with a very cute little robot named Robot, a so-called “companion robot” that can help people with their daily tasks and a variety of other helpful things that can be automated.

MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industry's Giant Robots Are Going To Battle

MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industry's Giant Robots Are Going To Battle An American robotics company called MegaBots formed about two years ago, releasing a special challenge video to a popular Japanese robotics troupe.The challenge laid dormant for about a week, until the company, Suidobashi Heavy Industry, agreed that both would end up clashing together to see which would reign supreme.

Robot from Boston Dynamics totally eats it during demo

Robot from Boston Dynamics totally eats it during demo A robot fail usually sends shockwaves throughout the internet, but a Boston Dynamics demo that went awry last month is just now getting a reaction.At the annual Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders at UMass Lowell, Boston Dynamics presented its humanoid robot, Atlas, performing cool tricks on stage.

The world's most automated country moves toward setting a 'robot tax'

The world's most automated country moves toward setting a 'robot tax' Amid fears about robots replacing human jobs, South Korea could become the first country in the world to introduce a "robot tax.So while it's not exactly a direct tax on robots, it looks like the government is making investment in robotics less appealing for companies.

$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can't Make Pizza

$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can't Make Pizza In the real world, however, our robot designs are much closer to a manufacturing robot on an assembly line than, say, Data (or even Bender).“Preparing a pizza involves an extraordinary level of agility and dexterity,” Professor Siciliano told Scientific American earlier this summer.

You can now watch tech bring food to your door with a few taps of your smartphone

You can now watch tech bring food to your door with a few taps of your smartphone This is a whole new level of convenience that is part of Jack in the Box's overarching mission to jettison the quick-service restaurant industry into the future.The robot will come straight to customers' doors, showing us all what food service could look like in the decades to come.

Origami-Inspired Furniture Makes Small Spaces Roomy

Origami-Inspired Furniture Makes Small Spaces Roomy As a former New York City resident and incidental claustrophobic, I understand the drawbacks of urban living., maker of robotic furniture that folds, slides, and shifts to accommodate small spaces.

Learn how to build your very own robot by mastering Raspberry Pi

Learn how to build your very own robot by mastering Raspberry Pi If you’re itching to join the Raspberry party and start making your own crazy IoT contraptions, the Raspberry Pi Mastery Bundle is a great place to start.These eight courses will teach you how to build a variety of interesting IoT projects, and you'll learn a thing or two about coding in the process.

Dancing robot army is worth a lifetime of nightmares

Dancing robot army is worth a lifetime of nightmares Who knew that a massive robot dance party could scare the living daylights out of you.These 1,069 harmless (we assume) "Dobi" robots from WL Tech were dancing their little metal hearts out this week to set a record for the most robots dancing simultaneously.