3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano

Scientists have developed a 3D-printed robotic hand which can play simple musical phrases on the piano by just moving its wrist. And while the robot is no virtuoso, it demonstrates just how challenging it is to replicate all the abilities of a human hand, and how much complex movement can still be achieved through design.  […]

Is that funny? Microsoft develops AI that can assess comedy

Did you hear the one about the technology company that developed an artificial intelligence platform to assess laughter and judge comedy? Microsoft has added another type of artificial intelligence to its expanding array of machine intelligence systems (among other ventures as profiled in the article "How Microsoft’s CEO Nadella has steered the company to success"). […]

A Peek Inside Andrew Ng’s “AI Transformation Playbook”

Andrew Ng is touting his new, free, AI Transformation Playbook. The 12 page online document is a unique package of artificial intelligence tricks aimed at the increasing number of CEOs who want to transform their companies by introducing AI technologies. The AI mastermind and founder of Landing.ai released the playbook today. Ng’s playbook is built […]

Take A Tour Down The Assembly Line Inside Tesla’s First Gigafactory

When it's finished, it will be large enough to house 107 NFL football fields, producing 3.5 million battery cells per day. -The Verge      Send article as PDF