#433728 AI Is Kicking Space Exploration into ...

Artificial intelligence in space exploration is gathering momentum. Over the coming years, new missions look likely to be turbo-charged by AI as we voyage to comets, moons, and planets and explore the possibilities of mining asteroids.
“AI is already a game-changer that has made scientific research and exploration much more efficient. We are not just talking about a doubling but about a multiple of ten,” Leopold Summerer, Head of the Advanced Concepts and Studies Office at ESA, said in an […] Continue Reading…

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#433725 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

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The Demise of Rethink Robotics Shows How Hard It Is to Make Machines Truly SmartWill Knight | MIT Technology Review“There’s growing interest in using recent advances in AI to make industrial robots a lot smarter and more useful. …But look carefully and you’ll see that these technologies are at a very early stage, and that deploying them commercially could prove extremely challenging. The demise of Rethink doesn’t mean industrial robotics isn’t flourishing, or that AI-driven advances won’t come about. […] Continue Reading…

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#433723 Increasingly human-like robots spark ...

Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid.[Read more…]

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#433524 Japanese “Singing” Robot

The Japanese HRP-4C Humanoid Robot can “sing” – and not too shabby either. 🙂

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#433719 Rethink Robotics, Pioneer of ...

Rodney Brooks’s startup developed a new class of factory robots that could safely work alongside people. Then came the hardest part: selling them[Read more…]

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