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 is a Roomba for your grill

The worst part of having a summer party is cleaning the grill from all the burnt meat chunks......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider56 min. ago

Here’s a look at the final bloody trailer for the new "Wolverine" movie

Hugh Jackman is hanging up his claws and retiring from his days as an X-Men, but not until he has one last adventure as Wolverine. The new 'Logan' movie stars Jackman alongside a young girl, played by new actor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 26 min. ago

The Robots Really Are Coming For All Our Jobs - Chinese Robot Writes First Article

That the robots are going to come and take all our jobs is something that appears to concern a lot of people. If they're doing all the work then what are we going to do to earn our income? We'll all end up starving in the gutters, right? .....»»

Category: topSource: forbes8 hr. 56 min. ago

Self-driving robots will start making deliveries for Postmates and DoorDash in select US cities

Facebook/Starship Technologies If you live in Redwood City, California, or Washington, DC, your next take-out order might be delivered by a robot. Starship Technologies, a London- and Estonia-based robotics company.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider22 hr. 41 min. ago

Here’s What Budweiser Is Planning for Its Super Bowl Ads

No word on Clydesdales yet. The Super Bowl is really two forms of competition: the game that’s played on the field and the competit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune22 hr. 41 min. ago

DoorDash and Postmates Are Going to Start Testing Robot Deliveries

The bots can reach a top speed of four miles per hour Food delivery startup DoorDash and courier service Postmates have announced a partnership with the robotic delivery developer Starship Technologies. Starship Technologies’ g.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 18th, 2017

Manchester United: José Mourinho Outcast Set for Ligue 1 Transfer

Memphis Depay has hardly played under Mourinho......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 18th, 2017

"Super Robot Wars V" Is Only A Month Away From Release And It Is Looking Awesome

The latest mainline 'Super Robot Wars' game is continuing to look awesome in its latest.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 18th, 2017

Robot reporter gets its first news article published

A robot journalist made its debut in a chinese daily newspaper today with a 300 characters long article written in just a second, scientists say. The article was focused on the Spring Festival travel rush. Its author, Xiao Nan, .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 18th, 2017

For Driverless Cars, a Moral Dilemma: Who Lives and Who Dies?

Researchers are asking people worldwide how they think a robot car should handle life-or-death decisions. Should the car sacrifice one passenger if it can save a crowd of pedestrians?.....»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 18th, 2017

Robot deliveries are about to hit U.S. streets

The newest deliveryman in Redwood City, California, and Washington, D.C., isn't a person, but a six-wheeled robot......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 18th, 2017

Pressure tactics against Zaira Wasim unwarranted: Asaduddin Owaisi

Wasim has played the younger version of Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat in Bollywood blockbuster Dangal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2017

ITRI unveils robots and drone management solution

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has unveiled a companion robot based on its Intelligent Vision System (IVS) and an ICT (information and communication technology) solution for managing drones......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 17th, 2017

Panasonic"s hospitality robot will wait on you

Panasonic's hospitality robot, HOSPI is being put to the test at the Crown Plaza Ana Narita Hotel in Japan......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 16th, 2017

I played Nintendo"s new game console, the Switch — this is what it"s like

For the first time since the Wii U launched — and subsequently fizzled &m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2017