The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in US announced that it's launching a college which is specifically focused on the "ethical evolution" of AI that is already affecting and shaping our society.
For some children with autism, interacting with others can be an uncomfortable experience. QTrobot can increase these children’s willingness to interact with humans, and decrease discomfort during therapy sessions.
Weighing 30 kg and with a top speed of 12 km per hour on their six wheels, the robots have four cameras constantly scanning the world around them and a laser tele-detection system allowing them to avoid obstacles.
Researchers have developed a prototype of a robot that can express 'emotions' through changes in its outer surface. The robot's skin covers a grid of texture units whose shapes change based on the robot's feelings.
Britain is in a strong position to be a world leader in the development of artificial intelligence. But to get there—and to keep AI safe and ethical—tech firms should follow the Committee’s newly proposed “AI Code.”
The XPRIZE Foundation launches $10 million competition to build robot avatars that can be controlled from at least 100 kilometers away.
Dr David Hanson, who created the life-sized Sophia, was quoted saying that the humanoid is already being used to help research autism and other diseases.
The algorithm, which uses natural-language processing, managed to beat human scores on the Stanford Question Answering Dataset (SQuAD).