Tag Archives: Robots

Robots in finance could wipe out some of its highest-paying jobs

Robots have replaced thousands of routine jobs on Wall Street. Now, they’re coming for higher-ups. That’s the contention of Marcos Lopez de Prado, a Cornell University professor and the former head of machine learning at AQR Capital Management LLC, who testified in Washington on Friday about the impact of artificial intelligence on capital markets and jobs. The use of algorithms in electronic markets has ... Read More »

New details emerge about Intel’s super-small Euclid computer for robots

+ Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First, came its Compute Sticks and then its credit-card-shaped Compute Cards. But nothing’s quite like the mysterious Euclid, which is a self-contained computer the size of a thumb designed to be the brains and eyes of a robot. More details have emerged about the computer, which was announced in August and has ... Read More »

Japanese robot’s dream shattered: Fails to crack University entrance exam

A Japanese robot named Torobo-kun with artificial intelligence failed miserably in a standard entrance exam of the University of Tokyo. Several attempts have been made by Torobo-kun to pass the National Centre Test. Japanese Robot Torobo-kun RELATED STORIES World Robot Olympiad 2016: Team Enrol applicants of JEE exam for Aadhar on priority basis, says UIDAI Demonetisation: List of exams postponed ... Read More »

In The Dystopian Home Of The Future, Robots Have The Search Warrants

        Although this image was captured during police and armed forces exercises in Sweden, it contains a strong message about our common future. The machine is an explosive ordnance disposal robot-and it’s searching a mockup home. Equipped to search for homemade bombs using sensors and remote cameras, the robot can act on behalf of the authorities. There’s ... Read More »