A New Zealand company called Touchpoint Group is building a robot which it says will get really angry.
The big idea is that companies really have not got a clue how to deal with angry customers and even actors have a job being accurately angry all day for training purposes. more»
A Swiss art project entitled “The Random Darknet Shopper” has been spending $100 in Bitcoins to buy random products off the Darknet.
The project used a Darknet-surfing robot and apparently managed to buy 10 ecstasy tablets and a bogus Hungarian passport scan. more»
Copyright troll Rightscorp is being dragged from under its bridge to face the music in court for harassing victims with illegal harassing robo-calls.
Morgan Pietz, one of the lawyers who wrapped “copyright troll” Prenda Law in judicial red tape is targeting Rightscorp saying the outfit made illegal, harassing robo-calls to his clients, who were accused of illegal downloading. more»
Boffins, who clearly have never seen any Terminator movie, have come up with an indestructible robot which is also super soft.
Also indicating that they never saw any 1980s slasher flims they have made it soft, like a child’s soft-toy thus creating Terminator chucky. more»
Researchers at Cornell, Stanford and Brown universities and the University of California have come up with a method of teaching robots using the cloud.
Dubbed Robo Brain , the system is a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources. more»
A robot which can pour its master another drink has been created by scientists.
Researchers at Cornell’s Personal Robotics Lab have taught their creation to forsee human action with the task of refilling a person’s cup when it was nearly empty, without having to be asked – great for the silent and legless types at parties. more»