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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Intelligent robot that ‘remembers and learns’ could be scrapped after escaping a lab for a second time

 Posted by on 2016-06-24 at 00:28  ai, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Reblog, robotics, tech  Comments Off on Intelligent robot that ‘remembers and learns’ could be scrapped after escaping a lab for a second time
Jun 242016
 

The Promobot IR77 has been fitted with artificial intelligence meaning that it learns from its experiences and its surroundings, although the programmers had not expected it to yearn for freedom.

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