Baxter's learning algorithm teaches the bot not to be menacing. It can apply that knowledge to new situations, like hopefully not stabbing customers.
During a robbery in Winter Garden, Fla., a gunman fires at a gas station clerk, and the Sprint HTC in the clerk's shirt pocket takes the blow.
This week on Crave, Veronica Belmont and James Kim get the shivers from the coolness of the new tattooed Razr phones, then warm up with solar-powered cars (and maybe a Strawberry daiquiri), and finally wonder aloud, 'Where is the Shuffle?'
IBM researchers are hard at work to make your trip to the store a better, and more high-tech, experience.
Veronica and James get the shivers from the coolness of the new tattooed Razr phone and more...
'Unmanned hotels' being developed in Japan
British insurance company Aviva sends out an e-mail to 1,300 employees telling them the show is over. Sadly, this e-mail was meant for only one. Wait, they fire people by e-mail?
Artist Patrick Yurick, a lifelong comics fan, got a tattoo of blank comic frames inked on his arm. Now he draws new strips daily, sharing them on his Tumblr "My Arm the Comic."
For its latest bit of street theater, "prank collective" Improv Everywhere has participants following the silly prompts of an omnipotent voice delivering commands via MP3 file.