Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering explores how robots persuade and build trust with humans. The research could guide the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next generation of socially assistive robots to aid in health care and other fields.

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Fri 8 Mar 19 from IEEE Spectrum

The out-there AI ideas designed to keep the US ahead of China

China is developing artificial intelligence on an unparalleled scale, but the US aims to beat it by inventing the next big ideas.

Fri 8 Mar 19 from MIT Technology Review

New cell-sized micro robots might make incredible journeys

Researchers have harnessed the latest nanofabrication techniques to create bug-shaped robots that are wirelessly powered, able to walk, able to survive harsh environments and tiny enough to ...

Thu 7 Mar 19 from TechXplore

Researchers make a million tiny robots

Nanofabbed bots are small enough to be delivered via syringe, raising all sorts of fantastic voyage possibilities. Nick Carne reports.

Thu 7 Mar 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Shimi Will Now Sing to You in an Adorable Robot Voice

Deep learning helps one of Georgia Tech's musical robots to understand humans and sing to them

Tue 5 Mar 19 from IEEE Spectrum

Researchers explore what makes robots 'persuasive' to humans

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering explores how robots persuade and build trust with humans. The research could guide the development ...

Tue 5 Mar 19 from TechXplore

Robots are playing ASMR-infused techno at SXSW

In 2012, Moritz Simon Geist left a promising career as a research engineer in Germany to build robots and travel the world playing music full-time. He'd studied classical music ...

Mon 11 Mar 19 from Engadget

Heartwarming video shows boy, three, using bionic hand for the first time

Giulio Spaziana, from Pomezia, Italy, was born without a hand or forearm on his right side, and is seen in the video using a new prosthetic which he can control with nerve signals.

Mon 11 Mar 19 from Daily Mail

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