Robot Philosophers

“Crypto is decentralizing, AI is centralizing. Or, if you want to frame it more ideologically, crypto is libertarian and AI is communist.” – Peter Thiel

The “Father of Artificial Intelligence” Says Singularity Is 30 Years Away

A Renowned Futurist Says We Should Merge With AI to Protect Humanity

Robot Olympics

Intel’s Drone-Powered Opening Ceremony Show Broke A World Record

AI Will Help Judges Score Gymnastics Events at the 2020 Olympics

Robots Can Do Lots Of Things Well, But At Least They Can’t Ski

Robots compete in their own Olympics ski tournament, capture our hearts

Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs (Maybe)

Here’s how automation will hollow out the American economy

AI Will Give Rise to “Superhuman Workers,” Says Google X Co-Founder

Kindred AI is using human pilots to do what robots can’t

Robot Politics

This entrepreneur wants to make automation a major campaign issue in 2020

World Leaders Have Decided: The Next Step in AI is Augmenting Humans

Yesterday, World Leaders Gathered at a Closed-Door Meeting to Decide the Fate of AI

Experts Assert That All Nations Should Have a “Minister of AI”

Politicians and Innovators Agree: It’s Impossible to Govern AI

Surveillance Robots

The UK government had its own AI built to block extremist video

Military Robots

Germany says it won’t use killer robots, but soldiers are torn

Boston Dynamics’ Robots

Robot opens door

Boston Dynamics robots can now hold the door for its friends

Credits: xkcd

Driving Robots

Watch this self-driving car navigate the snowy streets of Moscow

In the Future, Your Items Will be Delivered by an Unmanned Vehicle

Philosophers are building ethical algorithms to help control self-driving cars

Flying Robots

Drones that dodge obstacles without guidance can pursue you like paparazzi

Skydio’s AI-powered autonomous R1 drone follows you around in 4K

Delivery drones could reduce emissions – if they’re used properly

Are Delivery Drones Actually Better for the Environment?

A little uncertainty can help drones dodge obstacles at high speeds, says MIT

MIT teaches drones to fly with uncertainty

DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool

New drone-meets-helicopter incidents may spur tighter airspace rules

Sailing Robots

An Autonomous Ship Can Travel Up to 90 Days Without a Human Crew

China’s Robots

As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent

China’s AI startups scored more funding than America’s last year

Google’s Robots

DeepMind’s latest AI transfers its learning to new tasks

Google will allow anyone to use its custom AI chips via the cloud

Amazon’s Robots

Amazon is reportedly following Apple and Google by designing custom AI chips for Alexa

Robot Doctors

AIs Are Finally Doing Something Useful: Fighting Hospital-Acquired Infections

Electronic Skin That Heals Could be the Future of Prosthetics, Robotics

Robots Smaller Than a Human Hair Can Starve and Shrink Cancerous Tumors

Robot Butlers

A detailed virtual house will help robots train to become your butler

Social Media Robots

Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting

How Russian Bots Spread Fear at University in the U.S.

The Reality of Twitter Puffery. Or Why Does Everyone Now Hate Bots?

Racist Robots

“We’re in a diversity crisis”: cofounder of Black in AI on what’s poisoning algorithms in our lives

Robot Crypto

Dbrain pitches a new token paying users crypto to train artificial intelligence

Robot Scriptwriters

A Siri scriptwriter says composing lines for AI is like writing an “absurdist play”

Robot Seismologists

A New AI Detected 17 Times More Earthquakes Than Traditional Methods

AI is helping seismologists detect earthquakes they’d otherwise miss

Programmable Robots

How Misty Plans To Build The Most Personable, Programmable Robot Ever

Robot Romance

I never understood romance until an AI-generated love heart told me: LOVE 2000 HOGS YEA

Crappy Valentine’s Day, Robots: AI Is Terrible at (Human) Seduction

Grocery Store Robots

CommonSense Robotics raises $20M for robotics tech for online grocery fulfilment

Pig-Keeping Robots

Chinese farmers are using AI to keep tabs on their pigs

Restaurant Robots

Miso scores $10 million to bring its hamburger-flipping robot to more restaurants

Climbing Robots

Want to Build a Better Climbing Robot? Copy a Cockroach.

Robot Teachers

Teaching assistant robots will reinvent academia

Teaching Robots

How to teach a robot to screw

Teaching robots to understand their world through basic motor skills

Robot Chips

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

The company that made smartphones smart now wants to give them built-in AI

ARM unveils two new AI chip designs to ride the machine learning wave

Robot Researchers

Scientists Can’t Replicate AI Studies. That’s Bad News.

Researchers are struggling to replicate AI studies

Robot Explainers

If we want AI to explain itself, here’s how it should tell us

Robot Ubiquity

How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives

Audrey Watters


The History of the Future of Intelligent Machines

A Hack Education Project

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