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Posted:
Jun 8, 2016

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Pepper, the Emotional Robot, Learns How to Feel Like an American

PEPPER IS ABOUT four feet tall, looks like a person (except for the wheels where its legs should be), and has more emotional intelligence than your average toddler. It uses facial recognition to pick up on sadness or hostility, voice recognition to hear concern…and it’s actually pretty good at all...

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May 4, 2016

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The ‘WTF Is That’ Bot Tells You What’s in Your Photos. Well, Sometimes

COMPUTER VISION IS so hot right now. Companies like Microsoft and Google and Facebook use it to help the blind, sort your photos and do many other cool things. It’s as hot as bots, which everyone is integrating into everything and Microsoft boss Satya Nadella calls “the new apps.”

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Can Google's DeepMind Help Fix A Broken Health Care System?

Google wants to put its artificial intelligence technology to use in top hospitals. Earlier this week, the search giant announced it would work with the U.K.'s National Health Service, or NHS, to alert staff to patients at risk of serious complications due to kidney failure.

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Computers That Know How You Feel Will Soon Be Everywhere

Sometime next summer, you’ll be able to watch a horror series that is exactly as scary as you want it to be—no more, no less. You’ll pull up the show, which relies on software from the artificial intelligence startup Affectiva, and tap a button to opt in. Then, while you stare at your iPad, its...

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