#433305 Mayfield Robotics Cancels Kuri Social ...

While Mayfield Robotics reevaluates its path forward, Kuri has been canceled[Read more…]

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#433303 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Artificial Intelligence Is Now a Pentagon Priority. Will Silicon Valley Help?Cade Metz | The New York Times“The consultants and planners who try to forecast threats think AI could be the next technological game changer in warfare. The Chinese government has raised the stakes with its own national strategy. Academic and commercial organizations in China have been open about working closely with the military on AI projects.”
BLOCKCHAIN
The World’s Oldest Blockchain Has Been Hiding in the New York Times Since […] Continue Reading…

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#433301 ‘Happiness Tech’ Is On the Rise. Is ...

We often get so fixated on technological progress that we forget it’s merely one component of the entirety of human progress. Technological advancement does not necessarily correlate with increases in human mental well-being.
While cleaner energy, access to education, and higher employment rates can improve quality of life, they do not guarantee happiness and inner peace. Amid what appears to be an increasing abundance of resources and ongoing human progress, we are experiencing a mental health epidemic, with high anxiety […] Continue Reading…

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#433298 Why the Pursuit of a “Killer App” ...

Tim Enwall, head of Misty Robotics, discusses the challenges of developing a personal robot for the mass market[Read more…]

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#433296 New Engineering Journal from Annual ...

The inaugural volume of the Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems is now available online![Read more…]

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