#438738 This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From ...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
A New Artificial Intelligence Makes Mistakes—on PurposeWill Knight | Wired“It took about 50 years for computers to eviscerate humans in the venerable game of chess. A standard smartphone can now play the kind of moves that make a grandmaster’s head spin. But one artificial intelligence program is taking a few steps backward, to appreciate how average humans play—blunders and all.”
CRYPTOCURRENCY
Bitcoin’s Price Rises to $50,000 as Mainstream Institutions Hop OnTimothy B. Lee | Ars Technica“Bitcoin’s price is now far […] Continue Reading…

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#437193 TyroBot: DIY Humanoid Robot

“TyroBot” is a novice-friendly (but high-tech) 3D-printable open source kit that can be assembled in a few hours, and is very easy to program. It’s great way to teach yourself robotics and programming! Read more, or back them on Kickstarter.

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#438731 Video Friday: Perseverance Lands on Mars

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):
HRI 2021 – March 8-11, 2021 – [Online Conference]
RoboSoft 2021 – April 12-16, 2021 – [Online Conference]
ICRA 2021 – May 30-5, 2021 – Xi'an, China
Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and […] Continue Reading…

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#438720 Credit card-sized soft pumps power ...

Robotic clothing that is entirely soft and could help people to move more easily is a step closer to reality thanks to the development of a new flexible and lightweight power system for soft robotics.[Read more…]

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#438705 Researchers expand study of ethics, ...

The Army of the future will involve humans and autonomous machines working together to accomplish the mission. According to Army researchers, this vision will only succeed if artificial intelligence is perceived to be ethical.[Read more…]

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