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Can We Make Our Robots Less Biased Than Us?

Can We Make Our Robots Less Biased Than Us?

Can We Make Our Robots Less Biased Than Us? Can We Make Our Robots Less Biased Than Us? Adhering to the declaration would prohibit researchers from working on robots that conduct search-and-rescue operations, or in the new field of “social robotics.” One of Dr. Bethel’s research projects is developing technology that would use small, humanlike robots to interview children who …

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Robots Join the Sales Team

Robots Join the Sales Team

Robots Join the Sales Team Robots Join the Sales Team Where bionic realtors are making headway in real estate, bots are quickly moving in, as well. Luke, an AI-powered chatbot from the start-up RealFriend, scours dozens of real estate databases to pull personalized recommendations. The bot provides detailed recommendations with targeted amenities like sunlight, safety ratings and nearby subways, and …

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Dances With Robots, and Other Tales From the Outer Limits

Dances With Robots, and Other Tales From the Outer Limits

Dances With Robots, and Other Tales From the Outer Limits Dances With Robots, and Other Tales From the Outer Limits In a messy warehouse, a dancer’s silhouetted spine and legs begin to undulate. Illuminated only by a spotlight attached to a machine, she begins to move, tracing shapes with her arms. But then something odd happens: The spotlight starts to …

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For Robots, It’s a Time to Shine (and Maybe Disinfect)

For Robots, It’s a Time to Shine (and Maybe Disinfect)

For Robots, It’s a Time to Shine (and Maybe Disinfect) For Robots, It’s a Time to Shine (and Maybe Disinfect) The Neo is a four-foot-tall, 1,000-pound robot floor scrubber. The high-tech machine can cruise large commercial buildings on its own, with no human supervision required. Since its introduction in 2016, Neo’s sales have roughly doubled each year, said Faizan Sheikh, …

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Robots! (Don’t Get Too Excited.)

Robots! (Don’t Get Too Excited.)

Robots! (Don’t Get Too Excited.) Robots! (Don’t Get Too Excited.) Robots are cool. But we should be skeptical of emerging technology. Source link

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A City Locks Down to Fight Coronavirus, but Robots Come and Go

A City Locks Down to Fight Coronavirus, but Robots Come and Go

A City Locks Down to Fight Coronavirus, but Robots Come and Go A City Locks Down to Fight Coronavirus, but Robots Come and Go If any place was prepared for quarantine, it was Milton Keynes. Two years before the pandemic, a start-up called Starship Technologies deployed a fleet of rolling delivery robots in the small city about 50 miles northwest …

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Robots Welcome to Take Over, as Pandemic Accelerates Automation

Robots Welcome to Take Over, as Pandemic Accelerates Automation

The recycling industry was already struggling before the pandemic. Now, an increasing number of cities are suspending recycling services, partly out of fear that workers might contract the coronavirus from one another while sorting through used water bottles, food containers and boxes. One solution: Let robots do the job. Since the coronavirus took hold in the United States last month, …

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