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Meet Pepper: the newly-hired receptionist in two Belgian hospitals

You might have heard of a humanoid bot called Pepper. Designed by SoftBank Robotics, its main ability is to perceive human emotion and react accordingly. Launched in 2014, the robot has served a wide range of different roles. From serving as a retail … Continue reading Meet Pepper: the newly-hired receptionist in two Belgian hospitals

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An artificial intelligence that escaped from its creators for the second time

Just a month ago an intelligent Russian bot called the Promobot IR77 successfully escaped from its research lab for the second time. Initially designed by Russian scientists to work as a customer relations officer, the company is considering to scrap … Continue reading An artificial intelligence that escaped from its creators for the second time