"As more and more everyday communications take place over email, lots of people have complained about how hard it is to read and respond to every message. This is because they actually read and respond to all their messages." Autopilot replied to email as if it were actually you. It included an authenticity control panel to adjust for "tone, typo propensity, and preferred punctuation." Autopilot was launched as an April Fools' prank.
The next update of Apple's mobile operating system iOS is upon us, promising a wealth of new emoji for all of your subtle and even-over-the top feels. Included in the iOS 10.2 developer beta, released on Monday for iPhone and iPad users, the new emoji (approved earlier this year) cover a wide range of expressions and symbols that will make communicating without words even easier. SEE ALSO: MoMA acquires latest masterpieces: The world's first emoji We already told you about the face palm emoji, but that's just the beginning of the fun included in the 72 new emoji coming to Apple users. We've moved on from simple smile and frown emoji long ago, but as mobile culture has evolved, so has the need for more expressions. For example, the shrug emoticon is retro cool, but unwieldy.
The Fifth Annual AAAI Mobile Robot Competition and Exhibition was held in Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the Thirteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. The first event stressed navigation and planning. In addition to the competition, there was a mobile robot exhibition in which teams demonstrated robot behaviors that did not fit into the competition tasks. The robot competition raised the standard for autonomous mobile robotics, demonstrating the intelligent integration of perception, deliberation, and action.
The Fifteenth Annual AAAI Robot Competition and Exhibition was held at the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Boston, Massachusetts, in July 2006. This article describes the events that were held at the conference, including the Scavenger Hunt, Human Robot Interaction, and Robot Exhibition.