#428838 Terminator and SKYNET are realities ...

Russian humanoid robot F.E.D.O.R. (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) is already here and – apart from destroying mankind and taking over the world – it can shake your hand and save you from the rubble (if it chooses), and apparently also flies in space. Anyone say Judgment Day?

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#428831 The Brain Tech to Merge Humans and AI Is ...

Are you scared of artificial intelligence (AI)? Do you believe the warnings from folks like Prof. Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others? Is AI the greatest tool humanity will ever create, or are we “summoning the demon”? To quote the head of AI at Singularity University, Neil Jacobstein, “It’s not artificial intelligence I’m worried about, it’s human stupidity.” In a recent Abundance 360 webinar, I interviewed Bryan Johnson, the founder of a new company called… read more [Read more…]

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#428802 New AI Mental Health Tools Beat Human ...

About 20 percent of youth in the United States live with a mental health condition, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That’s the bad news. The good news is that mental health professionals have smarter tools than ever before, with artificial intelligence-related technology coming to the forefront to help diagnose patients, often with much greater accuracy than humans. A new study published in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, for example, showed that… read more [Read more…]

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#428730 “Russell”, a robot for ...

A humanoid robot “Russell”, developed with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), engages children with autism. Since many kids with autism understand the physical world much better than the social world, Russell works with these children on their ability to imitate others, an important skill for learning.

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#428696 Cleaning equipment-maker hopes to ...

New robotics technology is seeping into every part of manufacturing – even the cleaning of the factory floors and assembly lines.[Read more…]

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