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Sex with robots: How should lawmakers respond?

Advancements in technology have resulted in the design of hyper-realistic, Wi-Fi connected, programmable sex robots that can mimic human responses, but what do these developments mean for how we regulate interactions with 'sexbots' in the future?

Aug 11th, 2021

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Artificial Intelligence learns better when distracted

Computer scientists have now determined how a deep learning system well suited for image recognition learns to recognize its surroundings. They were able to simplify the learning process by forcing the system's focus toward secondary characteristics.

Jul 30th, 2021

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Miniature robots controlled by magnetic fields (w/video)

A team of scientists has developed millimetre-sized robots that can be controlled using magnetic fields to perform highly manoeuvrable and dexterous manipulations. This could pave the way to possible future applications in biomedicine and manufacturing.

Jun 15th, 2021

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A robotic hand that updates itself

To capture the sophisticated mechanics of in-hand manipulation, a team of researchers designed a robotic system that relies on its ability to map out how it interacts with its environment to adapt and update its own internal model.

Jun 15th, 2021

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