Here’s a look at the week’s top consumer robotics stories. Watch the video above for a quick recap of the week and check out the following links for more details.
Microsoft’s Tay AI Bot Shut Down After Racist Tweets – Microsoft’s Tay.ai Twitterbot learned from its interactions with online users, and one of the first things it learned was how to be racist. Microsoft shut down the AI-powered bot just 16 hours after it launched.
Jibo Order a Pizza – Watch as Jibo orders a pizza and even reminds the user that her son is allergic to one of the toppings. The social robot’s pizza-ordering application was built by an internal developer using the Jibo SDK.
Food Delivery Drones May Soon be Here – Foodpanda started testing food delivery drones a few months ago. If the trials go well, a Singapore-wide rollout of food delivery drones could happen in the coming years.