Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Associated Press recently announced a big new hire: A robot reporter from Automated Insights (AI) would be employed to write up to 4,400 earnings report stories per quarter. (Credit: The Verge)
MIT’s robot fingers get a grip. (Credit: Melanie Gonick/MIT)
Brainwave electrodes for regenerative musical performance (Credit: BY-SA 3.0)
In the past week, I’ve been called “Inspector Gadget” twice, had a near-calamitous accident involving spray-on sunblock, and felt my arm vibrate so often I started treating it as a phantom limb. (Credit: Photo: Bobby Doherty/New York Magazine)
US Department of Energy is funding Dr. Peter W. Graham research effort to the tune of $750,000.