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What The Election Means For Robotics - AlleyWatch

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Since the beginning of the republic, Presidents have had a great deal of influence on promoting innovation. A year after Alexander Graham Bell spoke the first words on the telephone to Mr. Watson, Rutherford B. Hayes installed a phone in the White House. One hundred and thirty years later, President...


Worry less about the march of the robots, more about techno panic Kenan Malik

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A robot cleaner infiltrates Germany's ministry of finance by blending in with the pool of legitimate machines. After initially performing routine cleaning tasks, the robot, using facial recognition, identifies the finance minister. It approaches her and detonates a concealed bomb. That's one of the...


How to safeguard labour force against artificial intelligence

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Two of the most polarising words in the English language at the moment (aside from "Donald Trump") must be "artificial intelligence". Last week, Big Tech ramped up a campaign intended to convince people that robots will not take their jobs. Executives from Intel and Tesla testified in a US House su...




Artificially intelligent bots are threatening the world and more needs to be done, experts warn

The Independent

The world is under threat from artificial intelligence and needs to do more to keep people safe, experts have urged. A new report compiled by 26 of the world's leading experts paints a terrifying picture of the world in the next 10 years. Physical attacks as well as those on our digital worlds and ...



Apple's Business Model Will Backfire in Self-Driving Cars

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Fans of self-driving cars will have breathed a sigh of relief at the news that Uber and Google's Waymo, two giants in the industry, have settled their intellectual-property lawsuit. This removes a huge distraction for companies, and freeing them up to focus on their own research. So that's good. Dr...


Here's how to use AI to make America great again

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Last October, Uber had one of its self- driving trucks make a beer run, traveling 200 kilometers down the interstate to deliver a cargo of Budweiser from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. A person rode in the truck but spent most of the trip in the sleeper berth, monitoring the automated system. (Th...


Drone Caused Helicopter Crash, Reports Say

International Business Times

A recent helicopter crash in South Carolina may have been caused by a civilian drone. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident that resulted in a crash landing. The case would be the first known aircraft accident to be caused by a drone, though the United States Federa...