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Four-legged swarm robots

Researchers built multi-legged robots capable of maneuvering in challenging environments and accomplishing difficult tasks collectively, mimicking their natural-world counterparts.

Oct 18th, 2021

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Flying high-speed drones into the unknown with AI (w/video)

Researchers have developed a new approach to autonomously fly quadrotors through unknown, complex environments at high speeds using only on-board sensing and computation. The new approach could be useful in emergencies, on construction sites or for security applications.

Oct 7th, 2021

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Human learning can be duplicated in solid matter

Scientists have found that learning -- a universal feature of intelligence in living beings -- can be mimicked in synthetic matter, a discovery that in turn could inspire new algorithms for artificial intelligence (AI).

Sep 22nd, 2021

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Sex with robots: How should lawmakers respond?

Advancements in technology have resulted in the design of hyper-realistic, Wi-Fi connected, programmable sex robots that can mimic human responses, but what do these developments mean for how we regulate interactions with 'sexbots' in the future?

Aug 11th, 2021

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Artificial Intelligence learns better when distracted

Computer scientists have now determined how a deep learning system well suited for image recognition learns to recognize its surroundings. They were able to simplify the learning process by forcing the system's focus toward secondary characteristics.

Jul 30th, 2021

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