3 principles for solving AI Dilemma: Optimization vs Explanation


Imagine your Aunt Ida is in an autonomous vehicle (AV) -- a self-driving car -- on a city street closed to human-driven vehicles. Imagine a swarm of puppies drops from an overpass, a sinkhole opens up beneath a bus full of mathematical geniuses, or Beethoven (or Tupac) jumps into the street from the...

What's really going on in those Boston Dynamics robot videos?


Boston Dynamics causes a viral sensation every time it posts a new video of one of its robots moving around the lab. It's the first sign of the inevitable robo-pocalypse, guys!. But with a little advice from some experts, you can begin to separate the hype from the facts and appreciate Boston Dynami...