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What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015

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Chipmakers helping to give computers a visual cortex

Qualcomm, Broadcom, Samsung, and others are working at the Khronos Group to standardize some nuts and bolts of machine vision. That should let programmers tap into the technology more easily.

By November 19, 2013

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Ouya, video-game console startup, gets scooped up by Razer

Gaming hardware maker Razer will integrate Ouya's app store and publishing business into its operations as it seeks to expand into content. The future of Ouya's hardware is unclear but looks shaky.

By July 27, 2015

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Break it Down: A lock with brains

We crack open the August Smart Lock for a look at the tech that makes an ordinary door lock a smart device.

By July 7, 2015

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Doctors could grow tiny versions of human brains

Scientists from Stanford University figure out a way to make "human cortical spheroids," little balls of brain cells that could offer insights into the complexities of our actual gray matter.

By June 2, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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It's easy to make your brain think it's in someone else's body

By messing with the brain's sense of location, a team of researchers in Sweden figure out how make people believe they're wearing each other's bodies.

By May 5, 2015

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Apple Watch 'not designed for the long haul,' says iFixit

The Apple Watch received a score of 5 out of 10 for repairability, due to the impossibility of removing just about any component inside.

By April 24, 2015

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LED smart shoes turn your dance into a light show

A pair of shoes is fitted with around 100 individual LEDs and advanced motion sensors for a light show that responds to your movements as you dance.

By March 16, 2015