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How Smart Is Advanced Artificial Intelligence? Try Preschool Level

One of the most advanced artificial intelligence systems is about as smart as preschooler, new research suggests. But your preschooler may have better common sense. Full story

In Marvel's 'Avengers AI,' the machines rise

Artificial intelligence is both the problem and the solution for a new team of Avengers whose roster members are synthetic, android and robotic. Full story

Apple Puts Anki on the Map

   Boris Sofman, Anki co-founder and CEO, explains how his new technology could make an impressive combination of artificial intelligence and robotics.

Why a rat is smarter than Google

And that's no dig at Google, according to artificial intelligence researchers Yann LeCun and Josh Tenenbaum. The two spoke at the World Science Festival in New York City after the premier of "The Creator: Alan Turing and the Future of Thinking Machines," a trippy arthouse film about 1940s and 1950s Full story

We Test-Drive a Personal Chat Bot for Customer Service

MyCyberTwin offers businesses a chatty bot to keep customers company. Full story

Universal Inbox to Unite the Digital Text Mess

In most cases, technology aims to simplify. But when it comes to text-based digital communications — e-mails, texts, chat messages, tweets and Facebook correspondence -- the technological mess only grows messier. Today, turning on one’s mobile device after leaving a movie theater could reveal an arr Full story

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  Merging man and machine

A Dylan Ratigan Show panel talks about the latest step toward an explosion in the field of artificial intelligence.

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A 'PR2' robot flips a pancake in a laboratory kitchen of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI)at Bremen University in Bremen, Germany,on Feb. 27, 2013.
A 'PR2' robot flips a pancake in a laboratory kitchen of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI)at Bremen University in Bremen, Germany,on Feb. 27, 2013.

A 'PR2' robot flips a pancake in a laboratory kitchen of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence at Bremen University in Bremen, Germany,on Feb. 27, 2013.

PR2 can cook Pancakes
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epa03603034 Robot 'PR2' flips a pancake in a laboratory kitchen of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the Institute of Informatics and Automation of Bremen University in Bremen, Germany, 27 February 2013. The robot can experimentally do household tasks and is part of a Europe wide projec

The humanoid robot AILA (artificial intelligence lightweight android) operates a switchboard during a demonstration by the German research centre for artificial intelligence at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover
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The humanoid robot AILA operates a switchboard during a demonstration by the German research centre for artificial intelligence at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover March, 5, 2013. The biggest fair of its kind open its doors to the public on March 5 and will run till March 9, 2013. REUTERS/Fabriz

The hand of humanoid robot AILA (artificial intelligence lightweight android) operates a switchboard during a demonstration by the German research centre for artificial intelligence at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover
The hand of humanoid robot AILA (artificial intelligence lightweight android) operates a switchboard during a demonstration by the German research centre for artificial intelligence at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover

The hand of humanoid robot AILA operates a switchboard during a demonstration by the German research centre for artificial intelligence at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover March, 5, 2013. The biggest fair of its kind open its doors to the public on March 5 and will run till March 9, 2013. REUTER