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Palmer Luckey's company is making drone-ramming drones

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey and his company Anduril Industries have drawn flak for their pursuit of controversial government and military contracts, and that uproar isn't about to subside any time soon. Anduril has unveiled the Interceptor, a "c… Source: Engadget | Palmer Luckey's company is making drone-ramming drones

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water

Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th… Source: Engadget | 'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water

Things get weird when a neural net is trained on text adventure games

We've seen people turn neural networks to almost everything from drafting pickup lines to a new Harry Potter chapter, but it turns out classic text adventure games may be one of the best fits for AI yet. This latest glimpse into what artificial intel… Source: Engadget | Things get weird when a neural net is …

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Facebook, Google and others come together to set benchmarks for AI

A consortium of 40 tech companies, including the likes of Facebook and Google, have come together to release a set of evaluation benchmarks for AI. By measuring AI products against these benchmarks, companies in the field will be able to identify opt… Source: Engadget | Facebook, Google and others come together to set benchmarks for …

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Sony's takes a different tack at CES 2019

Sony's CES was a different one to previous years. The company's new strategy seems to focus on its prowess in movies and music to elevate its products. That made for an unusual press event, but Sony has a plan. Head of Communications, Cheryl K. G… Source: Engadget | Sony's takes a different tack at CES …

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'AmalGAN' melds AI imagination with human intuition to create art

Don't worry, they only look like the Pokemon of your nightmares. The images you are about to see are, in fact, at the very bleeding edge of machine-generated imagery, mixed with a collaborative human-AI production by artist Alex Reben and a little he… Source: Engadget | 'AmalGAN' melds AI imagination with human intuition to create …

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Hitting the books: Will Computers Revolt?

Welcome, dear readers, to the first iteration of Engadget's newest series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, th… Source: Engadget | Hitting the books: Will Computers Revolt?

Experimental AI lie detector will help screen EU travelers

In the future, you might talk to an AI to cross borders in the European Union. The EU and Hungary's National Police will run a six-month pilot project, iBorderCtrl, that will help screen travelers in Hungary, Greece and Latvia. The system will have… Source: Engadget | Experimental AI lie detector will help screen EU travelers

Starship launches robot package delivery service in the UK

The dream of having a robot deliver packages to your home is now real, provided you live in the right part of the UK. Starship Technologies has launched a ground-based robot package service (the first in the world, according to the company) in Milto… Source: Engadget | Starship launches robot package delivery service in the …

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Google and iRobot team up to better map your home

Your Roomba's home mapping could be useful for more than more effective cleaning. Google and iRobot have formed a partnership to improve smart home technology using consumer robots. The two will find "additional ways" to link their platforms beyond G… Source: Engadget | Google and iRobot team up to better map your home

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