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 South Florida company played a major role in tracking Monday"s solar eclipse

Monday’s eclipse marked the first time in almost a century in which the moon obscured the sun, veiling millions of American’s workdays with moments of darkness. In recording the historical event, South Florida company Heico Corp. played a major.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 49 min. ago

Now in the Mix for Sony Music Artists: Royalties From DJ Sets

One of the world’s largest music companies agreed to license its songs to a startup that aims to help musicians and record labels make money when their material is used in DJ mixes and mashups played online......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj19 hr. 19 min. ago

Gas prices hold steady

With Labor Day on the horizon as the summer driving season winds down, AAA East Central reports that gasoline prices in western Pennsylvania held firm at $2.59 per gallon. AAA said that gasoline inventory levels are on the increase, which played a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2017

These three countries are winning the global robot race

When it comes to making machines to perform tasks that humans have done for years, the United States, China and India are far ahead of anyone else, according to a top tech industry executive......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 21st, 2017

Beware The "The Cultural Civil War" Narrative: You"re Being Played

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, There is always common ground for those who dare to seek it. Remember the "Russians hacked our el.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 21st, 2017

Killer Robot Army: Google, Tesla Warn AI Killing Machines Could Devastate Mankind

The arrival of autonomous weapons systems will be as revolutionary to war as gunpowder and nuclear arms......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 21st, 2017

Musk warns of 'killer robot' arms race - BBC News

BBC NewsMusk warns of 'killer robot' arms raceBBC NewsElon Musk and other technology leaders have issued a stark warnin.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 21st, 2017

Kremlin Envoy Played Central Role in Eastern Ukraine

When American envoy Kurt Volker meets his Russian counterpart to try to restore peace in eastern Ukraine,.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 20th, 2017

I played in the biggest Scrabble tournament in the country — and it was nothing like the game you grew up playing

Patty Hocker/NASPAWhen most people think of Scrabble, they think of a leisurely game night in grandma's living room. But for a few thousand people, the iconic board game is a competitive, adrenaline-filled, highly cerebral di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2017

The world"s top artificial intelligence companies are pleading for a ban on killer robots

A next revolution in warfare where killer robot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2017

Half of America"s robot workforce is located in just 10 states

If you believe the great robot takeo.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2017

Love Fest in Boston: Trump Shows Support for ANTIFA Shutting Down Free Speech Rally

Content originally published at   I am sure this is just another case of 400DD inter-galactical chess. Before we delve into today's alt-right embarrassment in Boston, it's important to note that Tru.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 19th, 2017

Marine contractors have made huge leaps in productivity

Ship shapeTHE Innovation, a 147-metre ship docked in Rotterdam, looks like a cross between an oil rig and a robot from a “Transformers” film. Her crane has been loading on giant.....»»

Category: topSource: economistAug 19th, 2017

Much Ado About Nothing: The Robot Apocalypse Is Actually An Economic Renaissance In Disguise

Much Ado About Nothing: The Robot Apocalypse Is Actually An Economic Renaissance In Disguise.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 19th, 2017

Three young chess players who could be the next world beaters

Chess is a hyper-competitive sport with hundreds of strong, hungry players.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 18th, 2017