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Cornell’s ‘Robo Brain’ Helps Robots Learn

Posted August 25th, 2014 at 7:55 pm (UTC-4)
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Researchers at Cornell University are developing “Robo Brain”, a knowledgebase/database that could be an invaluable resource for those who build and program robots. To get them to operate and carry out their assigned tasks – which could range from simple household chores to bomb detection or even performing surgery – robots are programmed with specific […]

Alan Alda’s Challenge to Scientists

Posted January 4th, 2013 at 11:47 pm (UTC-4)

Alan Alda, the internationally famous TV/movie actor, director and writer, is looking for answers to a question we’ve all pondered at some point in our lives – what is time?  So he recently issued a challenge to the world’s scientists to come up with a good explanation. While the question alone might stump even the […]