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Vulnerable people easily manipulated by humanoid robots, find new studies

Malek Murison and Chris Middleton report on a brace of new humanoid robotics studies that reveal just how easily human beings can be influenced...

Robotic hand uses AI, 100 simulated years to achieve dexterity

AI researchers from non-profit organisation OpenAI have created a system that allows a robotic hand to learn to manipulate physical objects with unprecedented dexterity,...

160 AI companies sign pledge against lethal autonomous weapons

Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or...

Amazon moves into smart TVs – and enterprise cloud hardware

UPDATED While Amazon's 'Prime Day' is grabbing the headlines today (see below), two announcements over the weekend revealed the breadth of the company's ambitions...

City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

Amazon Hub puts a parcel management depot in your home

Receiving items from online retailers can be frustrating when you live in an apartment block. Delivery drivers invariably stop by when you're out, or...

MIT introduces brain-controlled robots

Scientists from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are leading research into controlling robots using brainwaves and simple hand movements. Their work is...

Public overwhelmingly rejecting robots, finds UK Robotics Week report

With UK Robotics Week upon us, UK-RAS has released a survey trumpeting public support for the technology. However, the results reveal the exact reverse,...

Robotics roundtable: Should robots look like humans, or like machines?

Science fiction traditionally depicts robots that reflect or caricature humans, replicating our best or worst traits. As robots are becoming increasingly commonplace and lifelike,...

CogX 2018: How AI will teach itself to transform economy

As AI and robotics develop side by side, the medium-term future will see infant-like robots that can learn for themselves and crow-like machine intelligences...

Robots & AI creating more jobs in Asia than they destroy

The belief that robots, automation, and AI simply displace jobs and make humans irrelevant is not borne out in Asia, reports Chris Middleton. However,...

New US restaurant opens with fully robotic cooking staff

Boston restaurant Spyce has opened, promising customers an affordable, delicious meal – cooked entirely by robots, reports Malek Murison. Robots' entry into the restaurant world...
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