Tag Archives: AI

  • CIMON: A Free-Floating AI on the International Space Station

    CIMON: A Free-Floating AI on the International Space Station

    Real life’s ceaseless march towards a scifi cyberpunk future continues, this time thanks to Airbus, which has developed a free-floating AI droid for use on the International Space Station. It’s called the Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN, or CIMON for short. Here’s Manfred Jaumann of Airbus in a press statement on CIMON’s significance: “We are the first company in Europe […]

  • Sophia: Meet the First Robot to Become a Citizen of a Country (Video)

    Sophia: Meet the First Robot to Become a Citizen of a Country (Video)

    Saudi Arabia seems to be awash in progress lately. First they started letting women drive, which, cool, and now they’ve become the first country on Earth to grant citizenship to a robot – now wait just a second here! I consider myself a pretty progressive person but things might be getting out of hand, then […]

  • Google AutoDraw: Turn Your Doodles Into Art (Video)

    Google AutoDraw: Turn Your Doodles Into Art (Video)

    Some of us, as the saying goes, can’t draw a straight line to save our lives. There are a variety of different aids to help those of us with these difficulties, but the latest is the first to use Google‘s artificial intelligence technology. It’s Google AutoDraw, available now for your doodling pleasure. Google AutoDraw uses […]

  • M: Facebook Announces Siri-Like “Personal Digital Assistant”

    M: Facebook Announces Siri-Like “Personal Digital Assistant”

    Apple’s Siri really took off like wildfire, becoming a pop culture phenomenon in addition to a convenient way to get directions or answer simple questions. Now Facebook is doing Siri one better with its own “personal digital assistant” that will be gradually rolled out within Facebook Messenger. It’s called, simply, M. Fritz Lang connotations aside, […]