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How Real-Life AI Rivals 'Terminator': Robots Take the Shot
Terminator Genisys
March 20th, 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger takes on his iconic killer-robot role in July's "Terminator Genisys." While no Skynet-like AI has sent red-eyed robots after humanity, the prospect of weaponized AI has gotten much more likely since the first "Terminator" movie.
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How Real-Life AI Rivals 'Ex Machina': Passing Turing
Still of Alicia Vikander in the sci-fi/psychological thriller "Ex Machina."
March 18th, 2015
The Turing test, a foundational method of AI evaluation, shapes the plot of the sci-fi/psychological thriller "Ex Machina." But real-life systems can already pass the test.
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25 Robots Set to Compete in Ambitious Contest This Summer
THORMANG 2 robot
March 6th, 2015
This summer, 25 robots from around the world will go head to head in a competition to test how machines could one day provide assistance after natural or man-made disasters.
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Meet Spot: New Breed of Robot Dog Climbs and Trots
Spot the robot dog gets kicked.
February 10th, 2015
Google-owned robotics company Boston Dynamics recently unveiled its newest animal-inspired bot. Meet Spot — a four-legged robotic dog that can climb stairs, trot over rough terrain and even recover from a well-placed kick to the ribs.
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How Real-Life AI Rivals 'Star Wars': A Universal Translator?
Star Wars droid C-3P0.
March 21st, 2015
Star Wars' beloved droid C-3PO's astounding translation abilities might be the most useful in everyday life, and the most likely to be replicated by real-life AI.
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Quirky Robots Invade SXSW Festival (Photos)
Cardboard Social Robot
March 16th, 2015
At the Robot Petting Zoo, makers showed off everything from a social robot to an insectlike creature that gazes longingly into your eyes.
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