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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

We played ping pong against a robot

Forpheus is the world's first robotic ping pong tutor. It was designed by Omron as a way to showcase the company's robotics, AI, and 3D-camera technologies. CNN Tech's Ramy Zabarah puts it to the test......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 11th, 2018

We’re All Getting Played by Sophia the Robot

Using AI and robots to sensationalize the human experience makes life harder for everyone. While folks are.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 27th, 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

CHESS#1284

The Tata Steel chess tournament is underway at Wijk aan Zee.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 19th, 2018

Nintendo Labo: DIY cardboard kit brings gaming off-screen

Nintendo Labo lets users amplify their gaming experience with a DIY cardboard kit. Kids can turn their Nintendo Switch into a piano, robot, a bird, and more......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 19th, 2018

Someday, You Could Get Sued for Sexually Harassing Your Robot Employees

This week, Inc. editors and writers talk about the emerging legal debate about whether or not robots should be granted certain rights orlegal protections......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 19th, 2018

Gains in consumer stocks prop up S&P, Nasdaq

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were prodded higher by gains in consumer stocks, while investors played down fears of a looming U.S. government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2018

Republicans Probe Role Ex-British Spy"s Research Played in Monitoring of Trump Associate

Congress is probing the Obama administration’s decision to use research by an ex-British spy to justify, in part, surveillance of an associate of​ Donald Trump, as Republican scrutiny rises of law-enforcement actions during 2016 presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 18th, 2018

Japan's robot expo sparks debate on future of work

Nearly 200 companies have gathered in Tokyo to showcase the latest in robotic industry technology. Japan is hoping they are part of the answer to a labour shortage caused by an aging population.      &nb.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 18th, 2018

Japan"s robot expo sparks debate on future of work

Nearly 200 companies have gathered in Tokyo to showcase the latest in robotic industry technology. As Sonia Legg reports, Japan is hoping they are part of the answer to a labour shortage caused by an ageing population......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 18th, 2018

Scientists create robot implant to treat rare birth defect: How it works

The robot is a small device that is attached to the oesophagus by two rings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 18th, 2018

Futuristic Grocery Stores Could Feature Robot Shopping Carts, Shelves That Connect To Your Phone

Futuristic grocery and retail stores will feature digital shelves that connect to your phone and robot shopping carts......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 17th, 2018

How robot math and smartphones led to a drug discovery breakthrough

The algorithm has helped unlock a class of molecules known as peptide macrocycles, which have appealing pharmaceutical properties.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2018

Wal-Mart Is Testing an AI-Powered Robot

The world's largest retailer is augmenting its human associates with an AI-infused robot to combat out-of-stock items......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2018

Robot Cache To Use Blockchain For Online Video Game Sales

Blockchain and video games have several links already. It’s no surprise now that someone is taking blockchain and founding a games buying and se.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 16th, 2018

Jeff Bezos Is the Richest Person in the World, and These 2 Traits Earned Him a $105 Billion Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in history. Two traits have played a primary role: his drive and his endless thirst for strategic innovation......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 16th, 2018