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Episode 2: Rodney Brooks and John Dabiri

May. 25th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

A pioneer of modern robotics talks about deep learning and what robots will really be doing in a future not far away. Hear from John Dabiri on what drives his work on the design of novel wind turbines and wind farms.

Meet the Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Yet

May. 25th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

A dexterous multi-fingered robot practiced using virtual objects in a simulated world, showing how machine learning and the cloud could revolutionize manual work.

The Trump Administration May Soon Have New Powers to Destroy Drone “Threats”

May. 24th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Officials say it shouldn’t be illegal for the government to track and shoot down drones it deems threatening.

He Built the Xbox—Can He Make a Microsoft Product Out of Quantum Computing?

May. 24th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Todd Holmdahl says that starting from behind won’t keep Microsoft from winning the race to commercialize quantum computing.

A Stronger AlphaGo Defeats the World’s Number One Player

May. 23rd, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Chinese grandmaster Ke Jie tried to outfox DeepMind’s AI player with some unusual moves, but the computer prevailed with surprises of its own.

Curiosity May Be Vital for Truly Smart AI

May. 23rd, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Making machines inquisitive could improve their ability to perform important complex tasks.

StarCraft Pros Are Ready to Battle AI

May. 19th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Elite players of the strategy game reveal how they would fight high-level AI bots created by DeepMind, Facebook, and other tech companies.

Why Google’s CEO Is Excited About Automating Artificial Intelligence

May. 17th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

AI software that can help make AI software could accelerate progress on making computers smarter.

Google Reveals a Powerful New AI Chip and Supercomputer

May. 17th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

The new chip and a cloud-based machine-learning supercomputer will help Google establish itself as an AI-focused hardware maker.

ARM Wants to Put Its Chips Inside Your Brain

May. 17th, 2017 | MIT Technology Review

Neural implants are all the rage in Silicon Valley. Now the well-known chip designer thinks its low-power processors could help make them a reality.

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