Category Robotics

Artificial Intelligence Wins $800,000 Against 4 Poker Masters
Robotics

Artificial Intelligence Wins $800,000 Against 4 Poker Masters

January 27, 2017An artificial intelligence named Libratus beats up four of the world& 39;s best professional poker players in the Brains vs AI Competition.Libratus is an artificial intelligence poker player, a game that requires bluffing and correctly interpreting misleading information to win. The collaboration of the School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University and Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Brains vs.

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Robotics

Artificial Intelligence Wins $800,000 Against 4 Poker Masters

January 27, 2017An artificial intelligence named Libratus beats up four of the world& 39;s best professional poker players in the Brains vs AI Competition.Libratus is an artificial intelligence poker player, a game that requires bluffing and correctly interpreting misleading information to win. The collaboration of the School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University and Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Brains vs.
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Robotics

Franka Emika: A Robot That Can Replicate Itself

January 08, 2017Isaac Asimov’s first law of robotics states “A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.”This law is intended for robots fitted with artificial Intelligence (AI). AI gives a robot the ability to ‘think’ or ‘reason’. However, the majority of robotics used around people are not conscious in any way and cannot obey this law.
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Robotics

Solar Powered e-Skin Could Take Prosthetics to the Next Level

By Kathleen VillaluzMarch 24, 2017Prosthetic limbs already play a vital role in the lives of amputees by allowing them to do everyday tasks as efficient as possible. But what if an amputee or robot could also acquire the sense of touch? What if it’s also possible to sense the temperature, feel the pressure and sensation of that thing you are trying to touch or hold?
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Soft Robotics and the Materials That Could Revolutionize the Field

If someone says robotics, your mind likely conjures either an image of Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator or a sharp looking piece of metal and plastic scuttling across the floor. It’s not the fear of Skynet that keeps us from advancing, though. It’s the materials that are currently available for the development of robotics.
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Robotics

Adorable Little Girl Mistakes An Old Water Heater For A Robot

By Kathleen VillaluzMarch 29, 2017There& 39;s something adorable and heart-warming about an innocent child falling in love with toys and new people they have just met. This little girl, who has innocently mistaken a water heater system for a robot, adoringly hugged and showed affection to the lifeless piece of metal equipment.
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