Pressing the accelerator on quantum robotics
Quantum computing will allow for the creation of powerful computers, but also much smarter and more creative robots than conventional ones. This was the conclusion reached by researchers from Spain and Austria, ...
Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen
Biological brains are unlikely to be the final stage of intelligence. Machines already have superhuman strength, speed and stamina – and one day they will have superhuman intelligence. This is of course ...
Artificial intelligence that imitates children's learning
The computer programmes used in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) are highly specialised. They can for example fly airplanes, play chess or assemble cars in controlled industrial environments. However, a research ...
News Republic adds personal briefings on world affairs
Thriving mobile application News Republic added a digest feature Thursday briefing news junkies on topics they care about in just three minutes.
Intelligent robots as models for studying human communication
Takayuki Nagai and Tetsuro Nishino share a dream of creating robots with human-like intelligence and, importantly, with "hearts and minds".