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If Pixar made a real home-helper robot it would be Jibo, coming soon

If Pixar made a real home-helper robot it would be Jibo, coming soon

By 21 July 2014

Meet Jibo, the smart personal assistant, cameraman, video portal and educator. Created from the brains at MIT this might be the most human robot yet, and it's coming to your home soon. Currently on Indiegogo, Jibo has already smashed its $100,000 goal... >>

Cycorp is the most ambitious artificial intelligence project yet, and it’s been working secretly for 30 years

Cycorp is the most ambitious artificial intelligence project yet, and it’s been working secretly for 30 years

By 7 July 2014

Since 1984 a company called Cycorp has been quietly working on artificial intelligence. Now, as it nears real intelligence, its creators are beginning to talk about Cyc. Cyc is a machine intelligence that learns, and has been doing so for the last 30... >>

Computer passes the Turing Test to convince a person it was human

Computer passes the Turing Test to convince a person it was human

By 9 June 2014

For the first time an artificial intelligence was smart enough to pass the Turing Test, which was designed to spot robot answers trying to sound human. This AI tricked people into thinking it was human by answering the questions like a person. The... >>

A learning computer that thinks like a human gets funding from Zuckerberg, Musk and Kutcher

A learning computer that thinks like a human gets funding from Zuckerberg, Musk and Kutcher

By 24 March 2014

Some of the biggest names in tech, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, are backing a company that aims to make machines that "think and learn like a human." The San Francisco start-up, called Vicarious, and who already had people like Sean Parker,... >>

The long and winding Path of Go

The long and winding Path of Go

By 21 December 2010

The Path of Go is a nice puzzle-based game that has just appeared in the Xbox LIVE Arcade. If you download it, it will cost you just 400 Microsoft Points. You could therefore be fooled into thinking that it is just a simple little title, knocked up in... >>


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