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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

This Secretive Japanese Company Is Driving The Global Boom In Industrial Automation

As we’ve reported in the past, skyrocketing wages in mainland China have caused the adoption of robot workers by the country’s manufacturers to accelerate .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge10 hr. 7 min. ago

Trump Still Has Bannon and Stone on Speed Dial, Despite His Public Claims To the Contrary: Report

The two former advisers played a key role in mobilising Trump's populist base in 2016......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek17 hr. 52 min. ago

Robot helps autistic students open doors to the world

A South Carolina school is using a robot named Milo to help teach its kids with autism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2017

"This was sophisticated": US official says troops saw warning signs before Niger ambush

US Army A senior congressional aide says that a "massive intelligence failure" may have played a role in the Niger ambush that led to the deaths of four US soldiers. The Defense Depar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Intuitive Surgical: Does It Make the Cut?

Shares of the surgical robot company spiked after it delivered "solid" third quarter financial results. One analyst thinks the stock is overvalued. .....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsOct 20th, 2017

CHESS#1273

Since it's Diwali, let's do a run through of some of the stuff on every serious player's wish-list.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 20th, 2017

The stock market"s robot revolution is here

Getty Images/Isaac Lawrence EquBot just launched the AI Powered Equity ETF (AIEQ), which uses IBM's Watson technology to const.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Behind the private life of Houston energy equity

Private equity has played an ever-increasing role in capitalizing the U.S. energy space since the beginning of the oil downturn in 2014. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy money — executives from EV Private Equity and Pelican Energy, two firms .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

From the editor: Crew SC’s owner seems to have his mind made up

We got played......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Key Words: Attorney General Sessions tells senators he won’t forswear the jailing of journalists

Head of Justice Department in Senate testimony paid none of the traditional obeisance to the important role played by a free press in a democratic society, says Sen. Amy Klobochar......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Andrew Luck is already being shut down after just 4 days of practice, and it could signal the end of his season

Stephen Brashear/AP Andrew Luck hasn't played a game since undergoing shoulder surgery in January. Luck returned to practice two weeks ago, but the Colts are s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

How Taylor Swift inspired one of the villains of "Blade Runner 2049"

Warner Bros.; Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP The biggest villain in "Blade Runner 2049" is Luv, played by Sylvia Hoeks. Her look and con.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Dull or dazzling? Opinion divided over Diwali mood this year

55% respondents in a Business Standard poll say they'll celebrate with the usual fervour; 45% say economy has played spoilsport.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 19th, 2017

The fired "Kevin Can Wait" star is liking angry fan tweets about the show killing her character

Jeff Neumann/CBS Erinn Hayes played Kevin James' wife on the first season of "Kevin Can Wait." Her character was killed off. She ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

By the Numbers: Inside FedEx Ground

The doorbell rings, a package appears and the FedEx driver is off to his, or her, next stop. That is a daily scene played out across the world. But, how many trucks does it take to make that happen? And, how many packages are moved? To get a be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017