Robots Reading

AI just outperformed humans at reading, potentially putting millions of customer service jobs at risk of automation. Could it do the same in learning?

AI Beats Humans at Reading Comprehension, but It Still Doesn’t Truly Comprehend Language

No, machines can’t read better than humans

Racist Robots

How Automation Could Worsen Racial Inequality

Black Box Robots

We Need to Open the AI Black Box Before It’s Too Late

Robot Drivers

Waymo is Testing the Autonomous Chrysler Pacifica Minivan in San Francisco

One year old raises $112 million Series A to build autonomous car future

Despite CES hype, self-driving cars are not for sale

At the Detroit Auto Show, the Autonomous Car Dream Is Still a Way Off

Future Cars Might Be Mirrorless, Using Cameras and AI Tech To Navigate Instead

The U.S. Is Reshaping the Future of Self-Driving Vehicles

Robot Police

A Popular Algorithm Is No Better at Predicting Crimes Than Random People

Hating “Female” Robots

Facebook’s head of AI really hates Sophia the robot (and with good reason)

Robots at Home

What Would it Take for Home Robots to be Good at What They Do?

Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

Flying Robots

A drone has rescued two people from rough seas off the coast of Australia

You could be fined and jailed for drunk droning in New Jersey

Welcome to the Age of Micro Satellite Swarms

Flybrix: “rebuildable, crash-friendly drones” made from Lego

NASA’s Robots

NASA Has Developed Autonomous Space Navigation That Uses Pulsars

NASA-Funded Research Will Let Unmanned Spacecraft “Think” Using AI and Blockchain

Other Government Robots

It’s time for Washington to start working on artificial intelligence

Google’s Robots

Google CEO Sundar Pichai compares impact of AI to electricity and fire

Google Sells A.I. for Building A.I. (Novices Welcome)

Google’s new cloud service lets you train your own AI tools, no coding knowledge required

Google’s Self-Training AI Turns Coders into Machine-Learning Masters

Nintendo’s Robots

Nintendo’s bringing DIY robots and more to the Switch using cardboard

Microsoft Robots

Microsoft’s new drawing bot is an AI artist

Microsoft’s Cortana falls behind Alexa and Google Assistant at CES

Shopping Robots

Dueling AIs Dream Up New Online Shopping Patterns for Amazon

Robots in the Library

A New Home for AI: The Library

Robot Pets

Robot Doctors

AI Is Continuing Its Assault on Radiologists

Robot “Scientist” Helps Discover New Ingredient for Antimalarial Drug

A Robotic Implant Could Treat Congenital Disorders in Babies

Robot “Brains”

Scientists Put a Worm Brain in a Lego Robot Body – And It Worked

“Brain-on-a-Chip” Devices Are Changing How We Study the Brain

Speedy Robots

This tiny robot moves so fast it’s just a blur on camera

Voice-Activated Robots

AI voice assistant developer Rokid raises $100M Series B extension to build its US presence

Baidu and Teenage Engineering’s smart speaker is a stylish Chinese Echo

“Biological” Robots

This small robotic stingray could be the future of biological bots

Robot Collaboration

Trash Talk From an AI Could Help Humans Cooperate Better

Slack Hopes Its AI Will Keep You from Hating Slack

Pairing AI with Humans Has Made Glassdoor a Success Story in the War on Trolls

Mind-Reading Robots

You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

Audrey Watters


The History of the Future of Intelligent Machines

A Hack Education Project

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