So…will the robots take out jobs?
— Yes, please, says Japan. (Yoshiaki Nohara)
— Us, too, they’re shit jobs anyway, says China (Cheng Yingqi and Shan Juan)
(Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics agrees)
— Here’s how to find out if your job is next, says the BBC
Can algorithms uncover the better angels of our nature? Riot games, creator of League of Legends, sure hopes so. (Simon Parkin)
MIT researchers are claiming a major advance in machine learning for speech recognition. (Full paper here.)
Paralyzed man able to feel, touch with robot hand (see, DARPA’s not all evil.) (Jon Fingas)