#429672 ‘Ghost in the Shell’: ...

With the new sci-fi flick "Ghost in the Shell" hitting theaters this week, Scientific American asks artificial intelligence experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right.[Read more…]

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#429670 ‘Ghost in the Shell’: ...

With the new sci-fi flick "Ghost in the Shell" hitting theaters this week, Scientific American asks artificial intelligence experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right.[Read more…]

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#429666 Google Chases General Intelligence With ...

For a mind to be capable of tackling anything, it has to have a memory.
Humans are exceptionally good at transferring old skills to new problems. Machines, despite all their recent wins against humans, aren’t. This is partly due to how they’re trained: artificial neural networks like Google’s DeepMind learn to master a singular task and call it quits. To learn a new task, it has to reset, wiping out previous memories and starting again from scratch.
This phenomenon, quite aptly […] Continue Reading…

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#429661 Video Friday: Robotics for Happiness, ...

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos[Read more…]

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#429660 These 6 Trends Are Retooling ...

Let’s be honest — sometimes manufacturing gets a bad rap. The industry can be seen as a behemoth — stuck in the past and slow to innovate, the victim of outsourcing and the purveyor of consumerism. Thankfully, in 2017 these stereotypes couldn’t be further from the truth.
Global organizations like GE and Caterpillar are investing in new technologies and innovation methods. Startups like Local Motors and Carbon are creating their own breakthroughs from the ground up. And organizations like […] Continue Reading…

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