Our solar system is no longer the sole record-holder for most known planets circling a star. An artificial intelligence algorithm sifted through data from the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope and discovered a previously overlooked planet orbiting Kepler 90 — making it the first star besides the sun known to host eight planets. This finding, announced in … Continue reading AI has found an 8-planet system like ours in Kepler data
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Erica the Japanese robot who can tell jokes and is so lifelike creator says she ‘has a soul’
As a frighteningly realistic humanoid called Erica is released in Japan the gap between humans and machines seems to be getting smaller. Robots may be able carry out complex calculations in a matter of seconds but they can't feel real emotions like a human being - yet. https://youtu.be/oRlwvLubFxg That may be about to change though, … Continue reading Erica the Japanese robot who can tell jokes and is so lifelike creator says she ‘has a soul’
AI-Controlled Brain Implant for Mental Disorders!
In a presentation given during a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, DC, two groups of researchers funded by the Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) had laid out their work on a new approach to deep-brain stimulation (DBS) tailored specifically for people with mental illness. https://youtu.be/bM3R2CsAhIY While DBS had proved to be … Continue reading AI-Controlled Brain Implant for Mental Disorders!