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Open Worm Project Sees Worm Control Lego Robot

12/14/2014, When we call, nay, insult someone with the term “bird brain”, we are more or less dissing the lack of grey matter up there, which has resulted to some really foolish actions. Perhaps you can boil it down to inexperience or immaturity, it does not...

Google’s AI Software To Describe Photo Content More Accurately

11/18/2014, It seems that the world of artificial intelligence is set to gain another leap forward, where the brilliant minds over at Google have come up with a new generation of artificial intelligence software which will be able to describe the contents of...

OpenWorm Project Robot Thinks It Is A Worm

11/18/2014, As a man thinks, so is he. Would the same mantra apply to that of robots? Apparently so, as what you can see in the video above happens to be known as the OpenWorm Project. The OpenWorm Project happens to be a LEGO robot that is not elongated or slimy in...

London Police Wants Clairvoyant Knowledge Of Crime Before It Happens

10/30/2014, This is going to sound all too familiar, and credit to cinemagloraphy.org for the image of Tom Cruise in the movie, Minority Report, above. In that utopian fantasy world, crime rates were virtually zero – since they have thought police in the future who...

Viv Labs Work On New Virtual Assistant

08/13/2014, Virtual assistants do seem to be in vogue these days, with the likes of BlackBerry and its virtual assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, not to mention Apple’s Siri, where they all intend to make your smartphone or tablet experience a whole lot easier and...

Swift-speare Creates Sonnets That Actually Make Sense

01/28/2014, Artificial intelligence has certainly improved by leaps and bounds over the years, where machine learning has been implemented to help out humanity including the possibility of discovering a potential cure for HIV. It looks like there are other avenues to...

Robot Telemarketer Denies Being A Robot

12/10/2013, Just when you thought that humans have perfected the art of being in denial, along comes this particular robot telemarketer who actually denies being a robot. TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer received a phone call recently, with an extremely...

Aerial Imaging (AI) Plate Gets New Applications

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We took a gander at Asukanet’s Aerial Imaging (AI) plate last year, where the premise of this particular setup was extremely simple – it will project an image that looks as though a “hologram” is being projected ala Star Wars....

AI Angelina creates own game: Space Station Invaders

03/07/2012, So, here we are where artificial intelligence (AI) is sentient enough to create its own game (as for the complexity of the game itself, that is a different story altogether), but don’t worry just yet – AI Angelina is not going to usher in a...

No real Artificial Intelligence in the next 40 years

11/22/2011, Can computing and science fiction collide to create a true Artificial Intelligence? A.I has been part of our computing landscape for a long time, first as an idea, then taking baby steps, thing started to move in the early days of computers. After that,...

StarCraft 2 AI looks promising

10/31/2011, Are you spending a chunk of your time each day with StarCraft 2? While seasoned RTS gamers will be able to find weaknesses in the artificial intelligence (AI) of games after a while, others who are new to the genre will definitely find it to be a...

Folks tricked by Cleverbot software into thinking it is human

09/06/2011, I was just about to embark on a domestic flight earlier this morning when I realized something – the check in counters are no longer there, and this being a low cost carrier, all in place of the once-human domain were machines lined up and painted...

Smart CCTV in the pipeline, rioters beware!

08/23/2011, The recent riots in the streets of UK have certainly caught some people by surprise, and we would like to remember those who lost their lives – something which should never have happened in the first place. Well, UK scientists decided not to sit...

IBM First Synaptic Chip Tries To Mimic Human Brain

08/20/2011, Backed by U.S Defense funding, IBM has recently announced the world’s first “synaptic” processor project: it’s a chip that which mimics the human brain architecture. The company calls this an unprecedented progress in building a...