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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

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

Chris Jones, Getty ImagesNeil Fingleton, who played the colossal warrior Mag the Mighty on “Game of Thrones,” died from heart failure on Saturday. He was 36. Fingleton was the U.K.’s tallest.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 9 min. ago

"Titanic" actor Bill Paxton has died at 61

Frederick M. Brown / Getty ImagesLOS ANGELES (AP) — A family representative says prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 39 min. ago

Dhoni could have still played Test cricket: Mohammed Kaif

He adds that Dhoni has natural abilities and still hitting the ball hard.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard11 hr. 24 min. ago

We asked a top Democratic senator: Do Democrats need a Drudge?

Business Insider Far-right outlet Breitbart News and conservative aggregator Matt Drudge played instrumental roles in helping President Donald Trump make his way through a bruis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2017

Key Words: Ex-teammate makes case for reinstatement of Sammy Sosa in Chicago Cubs pantheon

Former major-league outfielder Doug Glanville, in the roughly three seasons he played alongside Chicago.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2017

Rory McIlroy: "To be called a fascist and a bigot" because I played golf with Trump "is just ridiculous"

Rory McIlroy: "To be called a fascist and a bigot" because I played golf with Trump "is just ridiculous".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2017

Robot tax: Do androids dream of personal deductions?

A levy on machines, some say, could thwart job-creating technologies.....»»

Category: topSource: ftFeb 24th, 2017

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell may have played a role in the failed Kraft/Unilever takeover bid (WPP, ULVR, KHC)

Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP PhotoWPP CEO Martin Sorrell momentarily found himself on both sides of Kraft Heinz's takeover bid of Unilever, according to a report from the Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2017

The outsized role of Arab inventors in America

An analysis of patent filings finds that this group has played a "major role" in boosting U.S. innovation.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 24th, 2017

On visit to London, Peugeot boss offers reassuring words on Vauxhall plants

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of French carmaker PSA played down the threat to British factories when he discussed the potential takeover of GM's European operations with union officials and politicians in London on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2017

Peugeot boss offers UK union reassuring words on Vauxhall plants

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of French carmaker PSA played down the threat to British plants as he discussed his potential takeover of GM's European operations during a visit to London on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2017

Trump "maniacally focused" on executing poll agenda: US chief strategist

Steve Bannon played a key role in the upset victory of Trump against Hillary Clinton.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 24th, 2017

Industrial robot makers expanding capacity

Worldwide robot makers have been expanding their capacity recently with Germany-based Kuka cooperating with the China-ba.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 24th, 2017

Alan Colmes of "Hannity & Colmes" dies aged 66: Associated Press

Alan Colmes, a commentator who played the liberal sidekick to hard-right anchor Sean Hannit.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 23rd, 2017

Lebanese Fear Being Caught in Trump"s Push on Iran

Lebanon’s Shiite militia Hezbollah has played a big role in helping Iran to expand its regional influence, something that could have repercussions for all Lebanese under the new U.S. president......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 23rd, 2017