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Trilobites: Watch a Robotic Hand Play the Piano With a More Human Touch

The first, from “Toccata,” by the Italian composer Scarlatti, requires a series of punctuated, or staccato, raps, usually performed with the index finger. The engineers found that keeping this forefinger very stiff came closest to approximating how a human would play the notes. They made the surrounding digits less stiff, …

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A Toaster on Wheels to Deliver Groceries? Self-Driving Tech Tests Practical Uses

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Last Thursday morning in the desert town of Scottsdale, Ariz., a tiny robotic car turned onto a neighborhood street and pulled up to a home with a Spanish-tiled roof and synthetic grass in the front yard. Not even half the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, the toylike …

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11 Things We’d Really Like to Know: How Will We Outsmart A.I. Liars?

During the summer before the 2016 presidential election, John Seymour and Philip Tully, two researchers with ZeroFOX, a security company in Baltimore, unveiled a new kind of Twitter bot. By analyzing patterns of activity on the social network, the bot learned to fool users into clicking on links in tweets …

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Real Estate Technology: Try, Try Again

That was especially true on the top floors — that is, the prime real estate — where two-bedrooms were priced at $5,500 a month. For about $400,000, Illuminati installed a passive distributed antenna system, or D.A.S., a network of antennas, cables and signal boosters that amplified the signal from the …

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At War: Are Killer Robots the Future of War? Parsing the Facts on Autonomous Weapons

In autonomous cars, those new behaviors have already had deadly consequences, like when a Tesla Model S in “autopilot” mode in Florida failed to recognize a tractor-trailer crossing the highway ahead and drove under it, killing the car’s owner. That crash, in 2016, was the first of two fatal accidents …

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The Mysteries of Animal Movement

David Hu was changing his infant son’s diaper when he got the idea for a study that eventually won him the Ig Nobel prize. No, not the Nobel Prize — the Ig Nobel prize, which bills itself as a reward for “achievements that make people laugh, then think.” As male …

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Weapons: Will There Be a Ban on Killer Robots?

LONDON — An autonomous missile under development by the Pentagon uses software to choose between targets. An artificially intelligent drone from the British military identifies firing points on its own. Russia showcases tanks that don’t need soldiers inside for combat. A.I. technology has for years led military leaders to ponder …

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