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Three ‘living labs’ which show how autonomous robots are changing cities

Three ‘living labs’ which show how autonomous robots are changing cities Shutterstock. Rachel Macrorie, University of Sheffield Ready or not, autonomous robots are leaving laboratories to be tested in real-world contexts. With more and more people living in cities, these technologies offer ways to cope with ageing populations and poorly…

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Robots can learn a lot from nature if they want to ‘see’ the world

Robots can learn a lot from nature if they want to ‘see’ the world ‘Seeing’ through robot eyes. Shutterstock/TrifonenkoIvan Michael Milford, Queensland University of Technology and Jonathan Roberts, Queensland University of Technology Vision is one of nature’s amazing creations that has been with us for hundreds of millions of years.…

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Unfortunately for the intrepid astronauts in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001, a Space Odyssey, the HAL 9000 computer knows how to read lips. IMDB

Artificial intelligence talks (and talks): the story since ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Artificial intelligence talks (and talks): the story since ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Unfortunately for the intrepid astronauts in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001, a Space Odyssey, the HAL 9000 computer knows how to read lips. IMDB Franck Guarnieri, Mines ParisTech Almost everyone knows the story of HAL 9000, the killer supercomputer in Stanley Kubrick’s landmark film 2001:…

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The Dark Side of the Crater: How Light Looks Different on the Moon and What NASA Is Doing About It

The Dark Side of the Crater: How Light Looks Different on the Moon and What NASA Is Doing About It Things look different on the Moon. Literally. Because the Moon isn’t big enough to hold a significant atmosphere, there is no air and there are no particles in the air…

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