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Meta’s New Text-to-Video AI Generator Is Like DALL-E for VideoJames Vincent | The Verge“The videos are clearly artificial, with blurred subjects and distorted animation, but still represent a significant development in the field of AI content generation. …while it’s clear these videos are computer-generated, the output of such AI models will improve rapidly in the near future. As a comparison, in just the space of a few years, AI image generators have gone from creating borderline incomprehensible pictures […] Continue Reading…

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#440956 No Terminator: Musk teases ...

Elon Musk on Friday showed off the latest version of a humanoid robot that the world's richest man said could one day eliminate poverty.[Read more…]

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#440950 Video Friday: StickBot

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion.IROS 2022: 23–27 October 2022, KYOTO, JAPANANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals: 4–5 November 2022, LOS ANGELESCoRL 2022: 14–18 December 2022, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALANDEnjoy today’s videos! From Devin Carroll, who brought us a robot made of ice, is a robot made of […] Continue Reading…

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#440948 Researchers develop humanoid robotic ...

Zhi Zheng's robot is skilled at Tai Chi, and her research team hopes it will soon lead a class of older adults at a local community center. Her robot is more than a cute companion. It can help improve cognitive function and provide insights about how people interact with robots in various settings.[Read more…]

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#440946 This Robot Cook Will Soon Dole Out ...

Restaurants have been struggling with labor shortages since the worst days of the pandemic, and the situation doesn’t seem to be getting any better. After employees quit in droves and millions of restaurants shut down and laid off their entire staff, people seem to have found other ways to earn a living. The result for restaurant-goers? Long waits, slow service, and disappointing meals.
While there may not be a ton that robots can do to help at traditional sit-down restaurants, […] Continue Reading…

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