IN THIS ISSUE: Android Pie is Here; Robot Hand Gains Dexterity; Google Self-censorship; Lawmakers Eye Facial Recognition; Google Funds Scandit; Pizza By Robot; Virus Blamed for Factory Shutdown
Researchers at MIT have used artificial intelligence to bestow a robotic hand with the equivalent of 100 years of learning.
The project, kept secret to all but a few company insiders, has sparked anger among those left out of the loop.
The Zume Pizza "assembly line" combines humans, sensors, artificial intelligence and a six-axis robotic arm to crank out perfect pies.
A group of lawmakers, all Democrats, has called on a government agency to determine whether facial scanning violates civil rights.
WannaCry might have had that effect on Apple execs as the ransomware temporarily halted production at Taiwan chipmaker TSMC.