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by   -   July 30, 2014
Maps Made Easy provides up-to-date maps out of stitched imagery, that are accurate enough even for GIS professionals. Now being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.

by   -   July 29, 2014
What is a mind, but a pattern? My mind or yours. Man or machine. Simply an arrangement of atoms. Each of us, a unique expression of the mind of the universe.

by   -   July 28, 2014

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Want to create human-equivalent AI? Well, broadly speaking, there are three approaches open to you: design it, reverse-engineer it or evolve it. The third of these - artificial evolution - is attractive because it sidesteps the troublesome problem of having to understand how human intelligence works.


by   -   July 25, 2014
Insurance underwriter Lloyd’s of London report that the age of self-driving cars could spark "significant changes in motor insurance", and will likely force insurers to create new methods for how they measure risk and charge premiums.

by   -   July 25, 2014
Jonathan Cheseaux, a masters student from Switzerland, has developed a system can detect and localize any WiFi device by sniffing its WiFi packets.

by   -   July 24, 2014
MacDailyNews reports that Foxconn parent company Hon Hai is set to deploy an army of 10,000 assembly-line robots to help meet the demands of producing the iPhone 6.

by   -   July 24, 2014

ThierryBuechelerGuest talk in the ShanghAI Lectures, 2011-11-24

In this guest lecture, Thierry Bücheler from the AI Lab, University of Zurich, Switzerland, talks about collective intelligence, quality and critical mass, and gives examples of where collective intelligence can be useful.


by   -   July 24, 2014
There are two broad schools of thought on the path of robocar technology and the timeline for its adoption: the aggressive school and the conservative school, and neither is likely to be entirely right.

by   -   July 24, 2014
With industry losses worth US$23 billion per year, illegal fishing represents a major global problem. But unmanned aircraft patrols have proven to be a viable solution.

by   -   July 23, 2014
Bringing together people and robots for an amazing social event, the 4th annual Robot Film Festival was held on Saturday July 19 at Bot & Dolly studio in San Francisco.

by   -   July 23, 2014

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On July 15th, Jibo launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with the goal of raising $100,000 towards developing their new social robot for the home. Less than one week later, Jibo surpassed the $1M mark, with hundreds of pre-orders made for both the home and developers editions.


by   -   July 21, 2014

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Given a choice between crashing into a motorcyclist wearing a helmet vs. a motorcyclist who isn’t wearing one, which one should an autonomous car be programmed to crash into? What about the choice between crashing into an SUV vs. a compact car?

These are some of the dilemma situations Professor Patrick Lin brought forth in his WIRED article, The Robot Car of Tomorrow May Just be Programmed to Hit You.





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