If we are going to make machines with human psychological capacities, we should prepare for the possibility that they may become sentient. How then will they react to our behaviour towards them?
The U.S. research team used sound waves to levitate polyethylene particles of around 1mm in diameter to see how they interact with each other in 2D in groups of six or seven.
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.
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.
SpotMini autonomously navigates a specified route through an office and lab facility. During the autonomous run, SpotMini uses data from the cameras to localize itself in the map and to detect and avoid obstacles.
The XPRIZE Foundation launches $10 million competition to build robot avatars that can be controlled from at least 100 kilometers away.