1. ATARI's New Console
And they are not doing a NES Classic like Nintendo did, it looks to be an all new system, with all new hardware. Whether they'll be making their own games is still unknown, but still... hands up everyone feeling a rush of nostalgia with dash of excitement.
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1. AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand.
It is happening, the bots are talking to one another in a language we didn't invent and can't understand:
This conversation occurred between two AI agents developed inside Facebook. At first, they were speaking to each other in plain old English. But then researchers realized they’d made a mistake in programming. read more on FastCo
1. First human support robot trial
Here is a groundbreaking event in the history of Robots, the first human support robot, built by Toyota, trial has been completed. The first real step towards a robot helper in every home.
The HSR trial that Toyota just completed in North America was run with U.S. war vet Romy Camargo, who suffered injuries in Afghanistan during his service that left him paralyzed below the neck. The robot is a wheeled affair with visual sensors and an articulating arm appendage, and can assist Camargo and his family by performing simple tasks around the house like opening and closing doors, as well as fetching water bottles and other objects. - Tech Crunch
Side note: the Toyota representative in the video below, says that Toyota is a car company but they want to help people be more mobile (And THAT my friends, is how you position a company in an continuous disruptive environment)
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