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Six-Legged Robots Now Have a Faster Gait

Researchers have discovered the faster and more efficient "bipod gait," which has never observed in nature, for six-legged robots walking on flat ground.
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Should Robots That Take Jobs Pay Taxes?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates say robots should pay taxes if they take jobs from humans. Do you agree?
Education

Shakey, World’s First Mobile Robot, Honored by IEEE

In honor of Shakey the robot, watch this 1969 documentary about the world's first mobile, intelligent robot.
Household

Panasonic Smart Cart Helps You Take a Load Off

Panasonic's Smart Cart is a prototype mobile robot that can tow either standard airport luggage carts or grocery carts. It can haul up to 330 lbs, including the weight of the cart itself. The Smart Cart can autonomously follow its user by tracking his or her footsteps.


Artificial Intelligence Spotlight

How to Improve Machine Algorithms with Human Intuition

By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers at MIT CSAIL improved the performance of competition-winning planning algorithms by between 10 -15% on a challenging set of problems.
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How to Improve Machine Algorithms with Human Intuition

By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers at MIT CSAIL improved the performance of competition-winning planning algorithms by between 10 -15% on a challenging set of problems.

Asilomar AI Principles: 23 Tips for Making AI Safe

The Asilomar AI Principles is a list of 23 guidelines that artificial intelligence researchers, scientists and lawmakers should abide by to ensure safe, ethical and beneficial use of AI.

Wearable AI Teaches Social Skills

Using a Samsung Simband, MIT CSAIL has developed a wearable AI that analyzes audio and measures movement, heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature to help detect the tone of a conversation and help people better understand social interactions.

IBM: AI Will Transform Mental Health in 5 Years

IBM predicts that in five years artificial intelligence will be able to detect and monitor mental health issues by analyzing patterns of speech and writing.
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