Boston Dynamics Releases COVID-19 Response With Open Source Healthcare Robotics Toolkit

Boston Dynamics has released a payload and application architecture for their mobile robot in order to protect healthcare workers amid COVID-19. In a recent blog post, the robotics firm stated — “Mobile robots play a vital role in removing people…

How Robots Explore Environment With The Help Of Facebook AI

Navigation among robots has been a challenge for quite some time now. This includes not only coordinated navigation, but also pathfinding, which is a tough task given that autonomous machines require a whole range of computation to execute mapping capabilities.…

Between A & I: Theoretical Questions About Strong Vs Weak As AI Becomes Mainstream

“The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.” William Gibson As artificial intelligence enters the world taking over many of the roles we inherently saw as the uncontested domain of flesh and blood humans; we are left…

7 Platforms You Can Use To Build & Test Robotics Applications

Researchers are developing advanced robots which will be helpful in various sectors like transportation, manufacturing, healthcare, among others. Open-sourced robotic platforms bring the whole community of robot enthusiasts together in one platform in order to gain successful outcomes in a…

Can Self-Replicating Robots Lead To A Society Without Scarcity?

The status quo of economies today seems to be leaning towards automation as the base provider of all products and services. Owing to rise of robots in factories and AI in computing, automation is becoming one of the most integral…

Algorithmic Trading Is An Example Of How Isaac Asimov’s Dystopian Machines Are Now A Reality

Many have wondered what the end goal of AI will be. While many naysayers state it will result in the destruction of humanity or the removal of all jobs, current advancements in AI put it at a place where it…

5 Ways To Test Whether AGI Has Truly Arrived

The foremost proposition of artificial intelligence is the idea of machines becoming so intelligent that they become as smart or even more smarter than us humans. Researchers from across the globe have been making strides in developing Artificial General Intelligence…

NASA To Invite Designs To Build Self-Assembling Lunar Robot With AI

In a bid to challenge and encourage the scientific community, NASA is planning to launch a public outreach programme to invite help to design and build a self-assembling robot with artificial intelligence. This robot will be then sent to explore…

Nurses And AI Working Together In Healthcare Is The Dawn Of Life-Changing Automation

We have written extensively about the series of breakthroughs artificial intelligence and machine learning have achieved so far in the medical field. Be it deep learning revamping the popular electronic health records (EHR) systems, convolutional neural networks assisting the analysis…

Top Competencies Employees Should Have To Robot-Proof Their Jobs

With automation threatening 800 million jobs across the world as reported by Mckinsey Global Institute, Indian IT workforce is rushing to upskill. Past events suggest that IT professionals are twice as likely to see their jobs automated. Around 4,80,000 jobs…

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