Facebook develops AI that is close to reading pictures

We have been seeing a lot of improvements in the field of AI lately. Here is a new system that has been developed by facebook: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathleenchaykowski/2015/11/03/facebook-works-to-translate-images-into-words-using-artificial-intelligence/

Robot Samurai

Robot Samurai

Watch this robot samurai cutting like a master:   Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnAsG-XPdMqT0Xt-nndPPFQ

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Almost every year, we see and publish new advancements to robotic prostheses, and this year is no exception. In the video below by darpa, the robot hand is not only controlled by brain, but it is also able to sense things.   Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/DARPAtv/videos

MIT Cheetah Robot

MIT Cheetah Robot

The cheetah robot which is designed by MIT and funded by DARPA makes some very cool jumps, as seen in the video below. Credit: MIT, Darpa Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFe-pfe0a9bDvWy74Jd7vFg

MIT robot’s soft hand grip

MIT robot’s soft hand grip

This robot hand can grab basically any everyday object softly but firm enough to hold it     Video and featured image credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory For more details: http://www.csail.mit.edu/baxter_soft_robotic_gripper

Robot Insect Jumping Mechanism

Robot Insect Jumping Mechanism

This TED talk explains a study that tries to mimick the jumping power of insects: Video Credit: Sarah Berbreiter, TED See the original piece here: http://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_bergbreiter_why_i_make_robots_the_size_of_a_grain_of_rice#t-151896