Apr 192017
 

Ever since Microsoft’s chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after 24 hours of interacting with humans on Twitter, it has been obvious that our AI creations can fall prey to human prejudice. Now a group of researchers has figured out one reason why that happens.

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Apr 162017
 

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey.

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Apr 082017
 

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.

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This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 22:57  electronics, Reblog, Technology, tesla, tesla coil  Comments Off on This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun
Dec 022016
 

Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern technology can’t be overstated, and the fact that some of his original designs are so darn cool to look at is really just icing on the cake.

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Deleted Amazon Tweet Leaks ‘All New’ $50 Echo Dot Smart Speaker

 Posted by on 2016-09-13 at 17:32  ai, alexa, amazon, artificial intelligence, dot, echo, Reblog, tech, Technology  Comments Off on Deleted Amazon Tweet Leaks ‘All New’ $50 Echo Dot Smart Speaker
Sep 132016
 

The voice-controlled smart speaker that houses Amazon’s personal assistant Alexa was announced back in March, costing $89.99, and is a smaller, palm-sized expansion to the company’s flagship Echo product that lets users expand the capabilities of the latter device to different rooms of their house.

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Distraught couple wake up to worst nightmare after robot vacuum mishap 

 Posted by on 2016-08-16 at 16:37  home, home improvement, humor, irobot, Reblog, robotics, robots, roomba, tech, Technology, wtf  Comments Off on Distraught couple wake up to worst nightmare after robot vacuum mishap 
Aug 162016
 

It’s been dubbed ‘The Poopocalypse’, ‘The Pooptastrophe’ and ‘The Pooppening’. Jesse Newton said ‘every conceivable surface’ was left covered in his dog’s poo after it was picked up by his Roomba, an automatic robot vacuum cleaner.

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