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There's hardly any theme more played out than the Skynet scenario when it comes to robotics. While military robots (and the AI required to provide them with the kind of autonomy) is likely an impossibility at least in the next decade, the last decade of AI and robotics are impressive, and worth checking out.
Even people who aren't fans of sci-fi or avid A.I. enthusiasts know that in 1997, IBM's "Deep Blue" chess computer defeated the then world chess champion at the time, Garry Kasparov, but relatively few of us are aware of the fascinating developments in other narrow domains of skill where artificial intelligence is gaining ground at incredible speed.
Heads up! I must warn you this article is likely NSFW – unfortunate, because it’s an important business story and addresses one of the primary business drivers for the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as other significant areas of technology innovation. But just as pornography quietly drove the initial growth of the videocassette recorder business and the World Wide Web itself, virtual sex is both leveraging and driving the development of several cutting-edge technologies, regardless of whether the topic offends our sensibilities.
One of the most popular applications for brain-computer-interfaces in in assistive health care, particularly to help people with physical and vocal disabilities. Recently, researchers at the Osaka University in Japan made a significant breakthrough by developing a brain-machine-interface (BMI) that has the capability to learn.
One of the major headlines in recent news is Edward Snowden's revelation of documents which prove that the US government is using high-tech software to gather massive amounts of private information on every-day Americans.