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Agriculture
See the World’s First Fully Electric, Self-Driving Tractor
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Agriculture
See the World’s First Fully Electric, Self-Driving Tractor
Monarch Tractor’s all-electric, self-driving tractor could save farmers money, while also benefiting the environment.
May 16, 2021

Monarch Tractor’s all-electric, self-driving tractor could save farmers money, while also benefiting the environment.

AI
Using Machine Learning to Detect Dementia in Older Drivers
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AI
Using Machine Learning to Detect Dementia in Older Drivers
Researchers build AI to predict dementia and mild cognitive impairment in older drivers based on driving data.
May 16, 2021

Researchers build AI to predict dementia and mild cognitive impairment in older drivers based on driving data.

AI
You Can Now Live Forever. (Your AI-Powered Twin, That Is).
digital twin
AI
You Can Now Live Forever. (Your AI-Powered Twin, That Is).
Mind Bank Ai wants to create a “personal digital twin” of you to forever be around. Is AI eternity around the corner?
May 2, 2021

Mind Bank Ai wants to create a “personal digital twin” of you to forever be around. Is AI eternity around the corner?

AI
Can We Stop “Deepfake Geography”?
deepfake geography
AI
Can We Stop “Deepfake Geography”?
To highlight the problem of “deepfake geography,” University of Washington researchers built AIs to create and detect the fake satellite images.
May 1, 2021

To highlight the problem of “deepfake geography,” University of Washington researchers built AIs to create and detect the fake satellite images.

Agriculture
Farming Robot Kills 100,000 Weeds per Hour With Lasers
farming robot
Agriculture
Farming Robot Kills 100,000 Weeds per Hour With Lasers
Carbon Robotics’ Autonomous Weeder is a smart farming robot that identifies weeds and then kills them using high-power lasers.
April 25, 2021

Carbon Robotics’ Autonomous Weeder is a smart farming robot that identifies weeds and then kills them using high-power lasers.

AI
We Can Now Hear an AI Robot’s Thought Process
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AI
We Can Now Hear an AI Robot’s Thought Process
This robot’s thought process isn’t a secret — researchers gave the AI the ability to share its internal monologue with humans.
April 25, 2021

This robot’s thought process isn’t a secret — researchers gave the AI the ability to share its internal monologue with humans.

Aerospace
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Just Flew on Mars
ingenuity helicopter
Aerospace
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Just Flew on Mars
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made history on Mars, achieving the first controlled flight on another planet.
April 19, 2021

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made history on Mars, achieving the first controlled flight on another planet.

Robotics
These Robot Legs Taught Themselves To Walk
robot legs
Robotics
These Robot Legs Taught Themselves To Walk
A pair of robot legs were able to teach themselves to walk thanks to a unique twist on reinforcement learning, a common AI training technique.
April 18, 2021

A pair of robot legs were able to teach themselves to walk thanks to a unique twist on reinforcement learning, a common AI training technique.

Art
AI Reconstructs Lost Art Painted Over by Picasso
lost art
Art
AI Reconstructs Lost Art Painted Over by Picasso
You can now buy a reconstructed piece of lost art discovered lurking beneath a famous Picasso painting.
April 18, 2021

You can now buy a reconstructed piece of lost art discovered lurking beneath a famous Picasso painting.

Telehealth
Phone Cameras Can Now Measure Your Pulse and Breathing
Phone Cameras Measure Pulse Breathing
Telehealth
Phone Cameras Can Now Measure Your Pulse and Breathing
A team of researchers has developed an algorithm to measure pulse and respiration rate during a telehealth appointment using your device’s camera.
April 12, 2021

A team of researchers has developed an algorithm to measure pulse and respiration rate during a telehealth appointment using your device’s camera.

Robotics
Robot Dog Helps Military Students “Survive” Combat Training
military robot
Robotics
Robot Dog Helps Military Students “Survive” Combat Training
A military school recently used Spot, a robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics, during combat training exercises.
April 10, 2021

A military school recently used Spot, a robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics, during combat training exercises.

Food Waste
Ex-Walmart Employee Aims to Solve America’s Food Waste Problem with AI
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Food Waste
Ex-Walmart Employee Aims to Solve America’s Food Waste Problem with AI
Food waste makes up nearly a quarter of landfill material. A new startup aims to change that by automating the process of trucking produce with artificial intelligence.
April 10, 2021

Food waste makes up nearly a quarter of landfill material. A new startup aims to change that by automating the process of trucking produce with artificial intelligence.

Robotics
Boston Dynamics Unveils a New Robot: Stretch
warehouse robot
Robotics
Boston Dynamics Unveils a New Robot: Stretch
Boston Dynamics’ second commercial offering is a warehouse robot named Stretch that can lift and move 800, 50-pound boxes every hour.
March 31, 2021

Boston Dynamics’ second commercial offering is a warehouse robot named Stretch that can lift and move 800, 50-pound boxes every hour.

Neuroscience
AI Uses Sound Waves to Read the Minds of Monkeys
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Neuroscience
AI Uses Sound Waves to Read the Minds of Monkeys
Functional ultrasound tech can be used to map the brain activity of monkeys, suggesting it might be useful for future brain-machine interfaces.
March 28, 2021

Functional ultrasound tech can be used to map the brain activity of monkeys, suggesting it might be useful for future brain-machine interfaces.

AI
IBM’s AI Debater Could Help You Make Better Decisions
AI debater
AI
IBM’s AI Debater Could Help You Make Better Decisions
IBM’s Project Debater is trained to quickly craft well-researched arguments — and the AI debater could one day improve your decision making.
March 28, 2021

IBM’s Project Debater is trained to quickly craft well-researched arguments — and the AI debater could one day improve your decision making.

AI
AI Backpack “Sees” for Visually Impaired People
AI backpack
AI
AI Backpack “Sees” for Visually Impaired People
An AI backpack powered by Intel technology “sees” for visually impaired people, letting them know about any potential obstacles in their path.
March 24, 2021

An AI backpack powered by Intel technology “sees” for visually impaired people, letting them know about any potential obstacles in their path.

AI
This Startup Can Make a Digital Twin of Anyone
Digital Twin
AI
This Startup Can Make a Digital Twin of Anyone
In just a few minutes, Hour One can produce a digital twin of anyone, capturing their likeness, expressions, and voice. 
March 21, 2021

In just a few minutes, Hour One can produce a digital twin of anyone, capturing their likeness, expressions, and voice. 

AI
Watch Japan’s Latest Robot Painter in Action
ai painting
AI
Watch Japan’s Latest Robot Painter in Action
For SXSW’s AI Painting Project, a robot arm was trained to generate paintings based on given concepts and using a limited number of brushstrokes.
March 21, 2021

For SXSW’s AI Painting Project, a robot arm was trained to generate paintings based on given concepts and using a limited number of brushstrokes.