Swarm Robots Automatically Play the Piano (Video)

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The future isn’t about having a massive supercomputer. It’s about having a giant swarm of really small robots, as is the case with these music-playing bots from Georgia Tech. Coming from the school’s Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems (GRITS) Lab, these Khepera robots are instructed to play a certain score, but they’re not at all told how to do it.

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Bow Down to Your Noodle-Making Robot Overlords

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At this point in time, robots aren’t very good at tasks that require intuition, common sense or human judgement, but they are fantastic at performing repetitive tasks on a consistent basis. We’ve already seen robots take over many of the functions at many factories, and now there’s a robot chef that is taking over the […]

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Two cars to drive from Italy to China… without drivers

Driverless car (van, whatever) to navigate 8,000 miles

That’s it. Skynet is just around the corner. Sure, this team of Italian engineers appear to be harmless enough, but these two driverless vehicles will set in motion a series of events that will surely lead to Judgment Day. You read that right: driverless. They have two vehicles that can effectively drive themselves, and the goal is to get them to exactly that for a total of 8,000 miles. Over the course of the three month journey, the vans — with no one behind the wheel — will make their way from Italy to China.

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