Category: Robots

US military is trying to ‘breed’ an AI with the ‘basic common sense’ of a ten-year-old child as part of a $2 billion project

Harry Petit | The Daily Mail | Source URL The US military is chasing a ‘third wave’ of artificial intelligence (AI) that will see robots endowed with the basic common sense of a 10-year-old child. Its research branch the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is calling for researchers to […]

Robotic Security Forces On Patrol In NYC Prompt Privacy Concerns For Some

CBS New York | Source URL NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The security force of the future is already patrolling several neighborhoods in the Tri-State Area. The robotic protectors can see what you’re doing and even talk back to you, but the machines created by a New Yorker have prompted serious privacy […]

US Army developing laser system to beam power to drones to keep them in the air indefinitely

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL US Army researchers are developing ‘everlasting’ drones that can stay patrolling the skies indefinitely. Instead of returning to base to recharge their batteries, a laser system could simply ‘beam’ power to them. The US Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center […]

The flying dragon robot that can ‘shapeshift’ in mid air to squeeze through tight spaces

Mollie Cahillane | The Daily Mail | Source URL It may sound like something from an episode of Game of Thrones, but Japanese researchers have revealed an indoor robot called DRAGON that can ‘shapeshift’ in mid air.   DRAGON, short for ‘Dual-rotor embedded multilink Robot with the Ability of multi-deGree-of-freedom aerial […]

A.I. Takes Over Hospital Jobs In London, Implantable Smart Devices In Soldiers, And Growing Organs

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and the Alan Turing Institute aim to bring ‘game-changing’ benefits of artificial intelligence to NHS patients and replace some workers, The Guardian reported. The tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, from diagnosing cancer on CT scans to deciding which […]

AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years, government report claims

Sarah Knapton The Telegraph Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone, a senior inventor at IBM has forecast. John McNamara, who works at IBM Hursley Innovation Centre, in Hampshire, submitted evidence to the House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Committee, […]