Can these robots build an Ikea chair? – video

Scientists have demonstrated two robots using human-like dexterity to construct an Ikea chair. Components of the chair were randomly scattered in front of the robots, who were able to identify the correct parts and detect force to understand when, for example, pins were fully inserted into their holes, all while managing to move without obstructing one another

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Elon Musk drafts in humans after robots slow down Tesla Model 3 production

‘Humans are underrated,’ says CEO after company failed to hit weekly production target in first quarter of 2018

Elon Musk has admitted that automation has been holding back Tesla’s Model 3 production and that humans, rather than machines, were the answer.

The electric car maker’s chief executive said that one of the reasons Tesla has struggled to reach promised production volumes was because of the company’s “excessive automation”.

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Cambridge Analytica scandal ‘highlights need for AI regulation’

Lords report stresses need for artificial intelligence to be used for the common good

Britain needs to lead the way on artificial intelligence regulation, in order to prevent companies such as Cambridge Analytica setting precedents for dangerous and unethical use of the technology, the head of the House of Lords select committee on AI has warned.

The Cambridge Analytica scandal, Lord Clement-Jones said, reinforced the committee’s findings, released on Monday in the report “AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?”

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Killer robots: pressure builds for ban as governments meet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Countries spending billions on ‘third revolution in warfare’ as UN debates regulation of AI-powered weapons They will be “weapons of terror, used by terrorists and rogue states against civilian populations. Unlike human soldiers, they will follow any orders however Läs mer…

South Korea university demonstrates people-carrying robot – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology demonstrates its people-carrying robot, designed for the purposes of rescue missions or assisting people with disabilities. The institute is facing a boycott from Artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries over concerns Läs mer…

AI experts call for boycott over ‘killer robots’ project at South Korea university

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Academics around the world voice ‘huge concern’ over KAIST’s collaboration with defence company on autonomous weapons Artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries are boycotting a South Korean university over concerns a new lab in partnership with a leading Läs mer…

Apple poaches Google’s AI chief in push to save Siri

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Scottish-born John Giannandrea joined search firm in 2010 and helped it become market leader Apple has poached Google’s AI chief, John Giannandrea, to run its machine learning and AI operations, in the clearest sign yet that the iPhone creator Läs mer…