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Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Is Time Growing Short for Human Surgeons?

Reuters reports that "within five years, one in three U.S. surgeries - more than double current levels - is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons sitting at computer consoles guiding mechanical arms.

Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

This University of Washington built a five-fingered robot hand that uses machine learning to teach itself how to grasp and manipulate objects on its own, rather than having humans program its actions.

Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’

Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’

"Duckietown" is model town created by an MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory class where students built a fleet of 50 "Duckiebot" self-driving taxis that can drive around the model city with just a single on-board camera and no...

MIT AI Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks

MIT AI Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks

MIT's new AI artificial intelligence platform combs through data and detects suspicious activity using unsupervised machine-learning. It then presents this activity to human analysts, who confirm which events are actual attacks, and incorporate that feedback into its models for the...