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Human Pros Dominating Poker AI
By Steve Crowe · 1 May, 2015 • Carnegie Mellon's poker AI was down 626,892 chips against its human competitors at the halfway point. Can the super computer turn things around?
AI, Humanoid Robots Enhancing Cross-cultural Communication
By The National Science Foundation · 17 April, 2015 • By combining artificial intelligence and robotics with insights from virtual role-playing research, researchers are pioneering new avenues to improve cultural awareness.
Watch These Robot Flowers You Control with Your Brain
By Steve Crowe · 10 April, 2015 • NeuroFlowers uses an EEG headset to read electrical currents from the surface of your head to determine different mental states and make the robotic flowers open its petals and change colors.
Exoskeleton Boots Make Walking Easier for Stroke Victims
By Steve Crowe · 6 April, 2015 • A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.
Driverless Car Completes Historic Cross-Country Trip
By Steve Crowe · 31 March, 2015 • Delphi Automotive's self-driving car completed its 3,500-mile trip from San Francisco to New York, setting the North America record for longest drive ever by a driverless car. No incidents were reported.
5 Experts Who Say Elon Musk is Wrong About AI
By Steve Crowe · 24 March, 2015 • Will artificial intelligence help improve the human race or wipe it out completely? The debate continues.
This Nano Drone Could Save You from a Heart Attack
By Steve Crowe · 3 March, 2015 • Researchers have developed nanometer-sized drones that deliver drugs to heal and stabilize fat deposits in arteries that could prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
UK Re-writing Traffic Laws as Self-driving Car Tests Begin
By Steve Crowe · 19 February, 2015 • As self-driving car tests begin in the UK, the government is looking to change some of the rules of the road.
Robots to Run Japan’s Henn-na Hotel: No Human Employees Welcome
By Steve Crowe · 5 February, 2015 • A new hotel opening in Japan will be staffed completely by robots that will carry your bags, clean your room, and manage the front desk. The Henn-na Hotel will also use facial-recognition technology instead of room keys.
Google, Uber Battle Over Self-driving Taxis
By Steve Crowe · 4 February, 2015 • Uber has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University on driverless car and mapping technology, while Google, an Uber investor, is reportedly developing its own ride-sharing service.
Meet ChihiraAico: The Creepiest Robot of CES
By Steve Crowe · 9 January, 2015 • Toshiba's ChihiraAico humanoid robot is designed to resemble a a 32-year-old Japanese hostess that makes conversation, sings and could one day take care of people with dementia. And boy is it creepy.
Mobile Robots Invade CES
By RT Staff · 8 January, 2015 • Acton's RocketSkates and the INMOTION V3 unicycle are some examples of the mobile robots invading CES and making smart mobility personal.
Mercedes-Benz F 015: Meet the Future Self-Driving Personal Chauffeur
By Steve Crowe · 6 January, 2015 • Mercedes unveiled at CES 2015 its F 015 Luxury in Motion self-driving concept car that features a "lounge-like" cabin that lets passengers interact with one another. A companion app allows the car to be remotely controlled: parked, for instance, or summoned to the front door from the garage.
Audi A7 Self-Driving Car Arrives at CES: Gamble Pays Off
By Steve Crowe · 6 January, 2015 • Audi's self-driving A7, named Jack, safely completed a two-day, 550-mile trip from the San Francisco Bay Area to Las Vegas in time for the kickoff of the world's largest consumer electronic event. At CES 2014, Jack failed while driving along an open stretch of freeway, requiring a human driver take the wheel.

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