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Meet Baxter, the Friendly Robot You Control With Your Mind

MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a system that lets you influence a robot's actions with your very own brainwaves. Bonus: It arrives in the form of a bashful robot named Baxter.

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    02:09
  • New discovery of water on Mars could help future missions to the planet

    00:58
  • Google and Amazon’s smart assistant battle and other highlights from CES 2018

    03:37
  • 5 science and tech predictions for 2018

    03:13
  • From Orwell to Snowden: How Surveillance Became Normalized

    02:43
  • A brief history of the atomic bomb

    02:56

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