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We played chess against a robot and... won?

Taiwan-based ITRI has created a robot that can distinguish between objects of different shapes and sizes, and intelligently move them around. CNNTech's Samuel Burke puts it to the test with a game of chess......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 11th, 2017

For the first time, our robot overlords are beating us at poker

Artificial intelligence is able to consistently defeat human players in a number of simple games, like checkers and chess, but has struggled to beat us at abstract games that require making educated guesses based on incomplete information. This week mar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2017

The World"s Best Chess Player Beat Bill Gates in 9 Moves. Here Are 3 Business Lessons

Current world chess champion Magnus Carlsen once played Bill Gates. You can learn a lot from that game......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 23rd, 2016

"Mr. Robot" Season 3 Spoilers: Watch Out for Leon

This article originally appeared on iDigitalTimes. The Mr. Robot season 2 finale ended with a huge cliffhanger surrounding Leon, played by Joey Bada$$. Leon drives up to Fry’s Electronics, where Trenton and Mobley now work as they hide out from the.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 15th, 2016

3 video games that inspired the robot theme park of "Westworld"

The INSIDER Summary: • "Westworld" partially takes place in an interactive theme park.• Co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy played videos games as research.• Their faves? "Red Dead Redemption," "Grand Theft Auto," and "BioShoc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2016

Review: "Queen Of Katwe" Is Uplifting, Heartbreaking, And It Matters

My father taught me to play chess. As a child, I played against him constantly, unaware my meager skills were boring to him. But he indulged me, we played practically every day, and by the time I reached my teens I was a good player. Not gr.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesSep 22nd, 2016

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700 in the world" if she played on the men"s circuit

Aaron Favila/APMen's tennis legend John McEnroe on Sunday said that while he believes Serena Williams is the greatest women's tennis player ever, s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider21 hr. 58 min. ago

Ivanka Trump Says She Played No Role in Her Company"s Shoe Designs After Being Sued by an Italian Shoemaker

Ivanka Trump has been ordered to submit a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker who claims her company stole its design......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 25th, 2017

Off-Duty Cop Shot in "Friendly Fire" Incident But Lawyer Says Race Played a Role

'There is this perception that a black man is automatically feared,' lawyer Rufus J. Tate Jr. says......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 23rd, 2017

CHESS#1257

The Blind Chess Olympiad is also on, in Macedonia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 23rd, 2017

Should you ditch your financial advisor and hire a robot?

If you’ve ever wished for a robot to clean .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 23rd, 2017

One coder recreated the first level of "Super Mario Bros" in augmented reality and played it in Central Park

One coder recreated the first level of "Super Mario Bros" in augmented reality and played it in Central Park.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 23rd, 2017

These Jobs Are Safer From Automation Than We Thought

CB Insights data parses the risk of automation by job category. Good news for health care workers and truck drivers: Your jobs are unlikely to go to a robot any time soon, according to new research. If true, that’s good news, especially.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 23rd, 2017

Qisda has high hopes for enterprise and industrial robots

Qisda is looking to push new robots for the industrial and enterprise industries and has already planned a fourth-generation medical service robot that will enter development soon, according to new company chairman Peter Chen......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 23rd, 2017

Exclusive: Uber hires law firm for new internal probe

Uber has hired a law firm to investigate how it obtained the medical records of an Indian woman who was raped by an Uber driver in 2014 and whether former CEO Travis Kalanick played a role or knew of any bribes......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 22nd, 2017

Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz as the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Fultz, a point guard, played one season at Washington before going pro,.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2017

Inside Travis Kalanick"s resignation as Uber CEO

Travis Kalanick's final hours as chief executive played out in a private room in a Chicago hotel.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 22nd, 2017

How Many Times Has Trump Played Golf? Not Enough to Know He Shouldn"t Drive a Cart Across the Green

Donald Trump doesn't seem to care much for the unwritten rules of his favorite sport......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2017

The inventor of Roomba has created a weed-slashing robot for your garden

Roomba co-creator Joe Jones has created a garden Roomba for gardens with Franklin Robotics. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2017

Remaking Downtown Brooklyn and the Williamsburg waterfront

Regina Myer played a leading role in two major developments that helped transform Brooklyn during the past 15 years: the rezonings of Downtown Brooklyn and the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 22nd, 2017

This Roomba is one of our favorite affordable robot vacuums - and it"s $100 off right now

The iRobot Roomba 650 is one of our favorite affordable .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 21st, 2017