#434812 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

FUTURE OF FOOD
Behold the ‘Beefless Impossible Whopper’Nathaniel Popper | The New York Times“Burger King is introducing a Whopper made with a vegetarian patty from the start-up Impossible Foods. The deal is a big step toward the mainstream for start-ups trying to mimic and replace meat.”
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The Animal-AI Olympics Is Going to Treat AI Like a Lab RatOscar Schwartz | MIT Technology Review“What is being tested is not a particular type of intelligence but the ability for a single agent […] Continue Reading…

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#434809 DARPA Subterranean Challenge: Meet the ...

Nine robotics teams are participating in an integration exercise for DARPA's Subterranean Challenge this weekend[Read more…]

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#434805 Get Ready for National Robotics Week

It's the tenth year of the most popular robotics celebration in the U.S.[Read more…]

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#434803 Is AI as Smart as a Mouse? A Crow? An ...

Companies are deploying artificial intelligence systems but don’t know if they'll measure up[Read more…]

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#434797 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

GENE EDITING
Genome Engineers Made More Than 13,000 Genome Edits in a Single CellAntonio Regalado | MIT Technology Review“The group, led by gene technologist George Church, wants to rewrite genomes at a far larger scale than has currently been possible, something it says could ultimately lead to the ‘radical redesign’ of species—even humans.”
ROBOTICS
Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics ProgramCade Metz | The New York Times“Google’s new lab is indicative of a broader effort to bring so-called machine learning to robotics. …Many believe […] Continue Reading…

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