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Uber shutters self-driving project in Arizona two months after fatal accident

UBER SHUTTERS SELF-DRIVING PROJECT IN ARIZONA TWO MONTHS AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT

Uber has ended autonomous-car tests in Arizona after one of its robot vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian there. It promises to...

Short Film The Interview Released For Detroit: Become Human

SHORT FILM THE INTERVIEW RELEASED FOR DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN

As the countdown to Detroit winds down ahead of its May 25 release date, Sony and Quantic Dream are releasing short films about the...

 
 
 
15 Video Game Villains That Were Way Cooler Than The Protagonist

15 VIDEO GAME VILLAINS THAT WERE WAY COOLER THAN THE PROTAGONIST

We weren't supposed to be rooting for these guys, were we? Games of old would be able to get by with a generic mad doctor, trying to...

Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

DISNEY SHOWS ACROBATIC STICKMAN ROBOT DOING A MID-AIR SOMERSAULT

Researchers with Disney Research have been exploring the possibility of creating robots that can perform acrobatics, the company has...

 
 
 
Nobody needs a $900 robot vacuum to clean their floors - but after using one, I now get why they're so popular

NOBODY NEEDS A $900 ROBOT VACUUM TO CLEAN THEIR FLOORS - BUT AFTER USING ONE, I NOW GET WHY THEY'RE SO POPULAR

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Disco Dodgeball Remix

DISCO DODGEBALL REMIX

In many modern first-person shooters, you play a gruff marine with a scary gun; rarely do you control a robot on wheels with a bouncy...

 
 
 

OPTIMIZED VISION-BASED ROBOT MOTION PLANNING FROM MULTIPLE DEMONSTRATIONS

Abstract This paper combines workspace models with optimization techniques to simultaneously address whole-arm collision avoidance,...

Microsoft buys AI company to improve Cortana's conversational skills

MICROSOFT BUYS AI COMPANY TO IMPROVE CORTANA'S CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS

Microsoft has acquired a natural language AI firm called Semantic Machines to help Cortana and other bots carry on natural conversations,...

 
 
 

SKELETON-BASED BIO-INSPIRED HUMAN ACTIVITY PREDICTION FOR REAL-TIME HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION

Abstract Activity prediction is an essential task in practical human-centered robotics applications, such as security, assisted living,...

Nvidia is training robots to learn from watching humans

NVIDIA IS TRAINING ROBOTS TO LEARN FROM WATCHING HUMANS

Nvidia has developed a method to train robots how to carry out actions by first watching human activity. In initial applications, robots...

 
 
 
NVIDIA-powered robot AI learns by watching humans

NVIDIA-POWERED ROBOT AI LEARNS BY WATCHING HUMANS

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have come a long way and have become buzzwords in many tech products today. Impressive...

Nvidia's researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human

NVIDIA'S RESEARCHERS TEACH A ROBOT TO PERFORM SIMPLE TASKS BY OBSERVING A HUMAN

Industrial robots are typically all about repeating a well-defined task over and over again. Usually, that means performing those tasks...

 
 
 
So This Is the Cleanser That Makes the Cast of Westworld's Skin Look So Damn Good

SO THIS IS THE CLEANSER THAT MAKES THE CAST OF WESTWORLD'S SKIN LOOK SO DAMN GOOD

I watch HBO's Westworld not for the normal reasons (complex plot lines, stunning cinematography, rampant robot sex), but for two sartorial...

 
 
 
New Startup Group Aims to Encourage Women Founders to Be Brazen

NEW STARTUP GROUP AIMS TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN FOUNDERS TO BE BRAZEN

Dallas -Jasmin Brand says organizations geared to support women founders tend to focus on personal rather than professional development....

 
 
 
This "Yanny" vs. "Laurel" Clip Is the Audio Version of THE Dress - and It's a Mindf*ck

THIS "YANNY" VS. "LAUREL" CLIP IS THE AUDIO VERSION OF THE DRESS - AND IT'S A MINDF*CK

Remember the dress color debate? An equally divisive debate is here, and its name is Yanny. .. or is it Laurel? Here's the deal: an...

Watch The First Trailer For Queen Biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

WATCH THE FIRST TRAILER FOR QUEEN BIOPIC BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Bohemian Rhapsody, the new biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, has been in the works for a long time. Mr. Robot star Rami Malek...

 
 
 
16 Minute Red Matter VR Gameplay Teaser Ahead Of This Months Launch

16 MINUTE RED MATTER VR GAMEPLAY TEASER AHEAD OF THIS MONTHS LAUNCH

Ahead of its imminent launch later this month during May 2018 the developers of upcoming virtual reality adventure science fiction...

An Iot-Enabled Stroke Rehabilitation System Based On Smart Wearable Armband And Machine Learning

AN IOT-ENABLED STROKE REHABILITATION SYSTEM BASED ON SMART WEARABLE ARMBAND AND MACHINE LEARNING

Geng Yang , Jia Deng , Gaoyang Pang , Hao Zhang , Jiayi Li , Bin Deng , Zhibo Pang , Juan Xu , Mingzhe Jiang , Pasi Liljeberg , Haibo...