An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.
It's bizarre and, I suppose, cute and all those things that commemorating ghosts is supposed to be. And the baby's only 22 months old.
With its colorful shell, rugged plastic case, and child-oriented interface, the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is an alternative to letting your sticky-handed little ones bash around a pricey iPad.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is a colourful tablet loaded with educational apps and games for toddlers.
It just takes a few random presses of a smartphone's buttons to buy a 1962 Austin Healey for $225. Oddly, dad is keeping it.
It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind.
Researchers are trying a new approach to artificial intelligence: instead of demanding the AI be as intelligent as an adult, they're attempting to teach it as if it were a toddler (complete with childlike voice and CG renders). Yes, it's as creepy as it sounds, but we love it.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a man giving his own blood as a medium for a robot-printed selfie, a translucent sphere that shows interactive 3D imagery, and the creepiest artificial intelligence experiment you've ever seen (it learns and looks like a toddler).
Why speak to people to find out how they're doing when you can just use facial-recognition software? And if that doesn't work out, try watching goldfish play Street Fighter.
Cornell University is creating a repository of robot knowledge to be shared among robots using YouTube videos, images and manuals from the internet.