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Robot Being Taught Language Through Artificial Neuronal Network
2013-02-20 05:05:12

Robots aren’t actually “taught” but rather are programmed. There have been attempts to create a system that can allow robots to “learn” but it is still a matter of essentially programming the new skills.

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2009-09-07 12:25:00

Scientists are developing a new robot called iCub that may eventually learn how to adapt its behavior to changing circumstances, offering new insights into the development of human consciousness.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.