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Call to ban killer robots in wars

Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.

Fri 15 Feb 19 from BBC News

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David Fincher's disturbed 'Love, Death and Robots' premieres March 15th

When Netflix said that David Fincher and Tim Miller's Love, Death and Robots was an animated series for mature audiences, it wasn't kidding around. The streaming giant has ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Engadget

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Shape-morphing joints allow these small robots to ace obstacles

To walk. To jump. To swim. Nature's beings can use the same body parts to do a variety of things—like walk, jump and swim. Robots? Think about it. You generally see them do limited tasks with ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Guiding principles that regulate choice of grasp type during a human-robot exchange of objects

There is a time when successful cooperation between humans and robots has decisive importance—when one is required to hand an object to the other, and therefore, to coordinate their actions ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Coffee Meets Bagel dating app hack exposes private details of 6 million people

Stolen details are being traded on the dark web

Fri 15 Feb 19 from The Independent

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The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

British arts company Engineered Works says it has created the world's first AI robot capable of drawing people who pose for it using a microchip in her eye and a pencil placed in her robotic ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

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Programming autonomous machines ahead of time promotes selfless decision-making

A new study suggests the use of autonomous machines increases cooperation among individuals.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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A model for posture adaptation of legged robots while navigating confined spaces

Multi-legged robots are capable of navigating a variety of complex and unstructured terrains. Their many degrees of freedom allow them to adapt their walking posture to navigate several challenging ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Rent-a-robot for laundry help? That's the plan in Japan

Japan-based startup Mira Robotics has some statistics in mind. By 2035, said the company, 1 in 3 Japanese citizens will be elderly. Other parts of the globe will be facing low birthrates and ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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