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

This robot could help companies go paperless

Ripcord is a new company, backed by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, that has created a robot to sort, scan, and digitize papers for businesses......»»

Category: videoSource: cnn10 hr. 51 min. ago

"Whole Lot Of Competition" Makes Whole Foods A Sell At UBS

While Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) has played a huge role in the shift toward organic, natural produce and a healthy lifestyle, it appears the company may have become a victim of their own success. Latest Ratings for WFM .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga11 hr. 6 min. ago

This magical tape lets you build Legos on almost any surface

Chrome Cherry Design Studio/Nimuno Loops As any architect who has played with Legos can tell you (which, let’s face it, is nearly all of us), one of t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 51 min. ago

The only robot vacuum you can talk to is now $30 off

Clean up... thanks to this coupon code         Clean up... thanks to this coupon code        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday12 hr. 36 min. ago

Virat Kohli skips batting at nets, Shreyas Iyer called as cover

Kohli suffered a serious right shoulder injury during Ranchi Test in which he played through pain.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard13 hr. 21 min. ago

Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take......»»

Category: topSource: npr16 hr. 50 min. ago

Are women being played by companies" "feminist" campaigns?

Open a magazine, scroll through your favorite social media site, or turn on the television and you'll see the convergence of the two "isms" — feminism and capitalism.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday18 hr. 51 min. ago

4D Chess Alert: Rep. Nunes Confirms Trump Transition Team Was Under ‘Incidental’ Surveillance

Chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Comm.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 22nd, 2017

LeBron James has already played more NBA minutes than Michael Jordan did in his entire career

People are once again debating the merits of NBA players taking nights off to rest as the Golden State War.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 22nd, 2017

Uber’s Dramatic Script for Change, Presented by an All-Female Cast

Its cultural rejuvenation is a case study in progress. Yesterday my metaphor was chess, with a wink to the grandmaster of tech, Masayoshi Son. Today, the focus is on theater, specifically the dra.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 22nd, 2017

The German bank that loaned $300 million to Trump played a prominent role in a money-laundering scandal run by Russian criminals

Paramount PicturesThe German bank that loaned $300m (£260m) to Donald Trump playe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

This robot that grows animal feed is 400% more productive than a human farmer

This robot that grows animal feed is 400% more productive than a human farmer.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

Golfers getting ready for spring, U.S. Open at golf show: Slideshow

The upcoming U.S. Open to be played at the Erin Hills Golf Course in Washington County was the talk of the Greater Milwaukee Golf Show this past weekend. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from the popular event, which is held at the Wis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

See Jeff Bezos test the giant robot of your nightmares

Amazon's CEO donned a huge robot suit at the company's annual MARS conference......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017

The food robots are upon us

A boxy robot was spotted rolling down a San Francisco sidewalk on March 17, accompanied by two photographers as it completed a test drive. The….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017