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Tag: Artificial Intelligence

AI Invents Paint Colors: Stanky Bean Anyone?

AI Invents Paint Colors: Stanky Bean Anyone?
Research scientist Janelle Shane has been working with artificial intelligence and neural network software and decided to ask it do something different – create its own paint colors. The AI went to work and came up…

Learn the Math and Algorithms Behind Technology’s Next Great Frontier

Learn the Math and Algorithms Behind Technology’s Next Great Frontier
Looking for a change in your career? Want to get paid more at your current company? Learn the mathematics and science behind the next great frontier of technology. The Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bundle can…
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Pepper Robot Learns to Play a Child’s Game

Pepper Robot Learns to Play a Child’s Game
Japan’s popular Pepper robot can do all kinds of amazing things. Now, it can learn to play simple games like that one where you try and get that ball in the cup. This is a big…

Cozmo Is a Tiny Pixar Style Robot: COZM-E

Cozmo Is a Tiny Pixar Style Robot: COZM-E
Cozmo is a robot with a personality straight out of Pixar movies. It comes from Anki, who are known for their intelligent remote controlled cars. It isn’t surprising that it has that whole animated movie thing…

Mycroft Open Source Personal Assistant: Maker Street

Mycroft Open Source Personal Assistant: Maker Street
Like 3D printers, electronic door locks and PCs on sticks, it seeems like everyone’s making personal assistant devices these days. One of the latest electronic PAs is Mycroft, and it stands out from the rest by…

Two Ultra Hal Chatbots Talk, Things Get Weird

Two Ultra Hal Chatbots Talk, Things Get Weird
Wow. Just wow. I just finished watching this 2011 video of two Ultra Hal chatbots by Zabaware having a conversation. It is creepy as anything. The conversation goes down all kinds of weird roads and it…

Mario Gets AI So He Can Play His Way

Mario Gets AI So He Can Play His Way
The thought of a Mario with feelings and the ability to make his own decision in game is a bit strange, but that is exactly what a team of researchers claim they have been able to…

Cubic: An Omnipresent Personal Assistant with Personality

Cubic: An Omnipresent Personal Assistant with Personality
If Cubic Robotics sales pitch is to be believed, we’re one big step closer to having a personal assistant on the level of J.A.R.V.I.S. in Iron Man and Samantha in Her. Its presenting its Android-based Cubic…

1,024 Robots Form Shapes: Art of the Swarm

1,024 Robots Form Shapes: Art of the Swarm
We’ve seen dozens of small robots create structures and light shows. Harvard University’s Self-organizing Systems Research Group recently upped the ante with a swarm made of 1,024 robots called Kilobots. According to New Scientist, which shared…

Jibo Family Robot: Him

Jibo Family Robot: Him
Virtual personal assistants are nothing new, from Google Now to Siri and even the navigation system on our cars. A new company called Jibo set out to make its personal assistant even more useful and user-friendly…

EmoSPARK AI Console: Companion Cube IRL

EmoSPARK AI Console: Companion Cube IRL
Her was an interesting movie, to say the least. It’s difficult to understand how someone could fall in love and develop a relationship with an operating system, but we might just see more of that happening…

NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot

NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot
If robots and humans are to work together, we need to destroy all copies of The Matrix, The Terminator and other media portraying robotic uprising. That’s the first thing we should do. Only after we have…

Robot Teaches Itself to Walk, Just Not Very Well

Robot Teaches Itself to Walk, Just Not Very Well
I recently showed you a video in which a Gundam mech taught itself to walk using some sort of “genetic algorithm”. Around the same time, it turns out engineers have been giving real robots the tools…

iPhone 4S’s Siri Can Tell You Who Your Daddy is… and More

iPhone 4S’s Siri Can Tell You Who Your Daddy is… and More
A lot of people were disappointed when October 4 came and went without the announcement of the iPhone 5. What was unveiled instead was the iPhone 4S, that’s going to be shipping out starting today. While…

Two ChatBots Have a Conversation

Two ChatBots Have a Conversation
If you’e ever been curious to know if robots would ever be smart enough to have conversations with one another – without so much as a human in the room. We now have our answer –…

Swarmanoid Bots Use Foot, Hand and Eye Coordination

Swarmanoid Bots Use Foot, Hand and Eye Coordination
By all means you’ll want to avoid the Swarmanoid. As the name implies this is a swarm of robotic components that work together like, well like a swarm of bees would.…
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