Robots in finance could wipe out some of its highest-paying jobs
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:15 PM
Robots have replaced thousands of routine jobs on Wall Street. Now, they're coming for higher-ups. That's the contention of Marcos Lopez de Prado, a Cornell University professor and the former head of machine learning at AQR Capital Management LLC, who testified in Washington on Friday about the impact of artificial intelligence on capital markets and jobs.
This terrifying robot by Boston Dynamics can now chase you
Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:08 PM
Boston Dynamics' super robot Atlas is back. And, this time it's not just strolling or doing backflips, but also leaping over obstacles like a real commando. For the uninitiated, Atlas is a freakishly talented humanoid made by Boston Dynamics, a SoftBank-owned robotics company. It has got a pair of hands, legs and is as real as it can get.
Tiny robots will soon compete in Olympic-style tests
Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:54 PM
The US defence research agency is seeking designs for tiny robots to compete in Olympic-style evaluations, in an effort to develop machines that can be deployed for search and rescue operation in locations that are dangerous or inaccessible to humans. Under a new programme proposed by the Defense-Advanced-Research-Projects-Agency in the US, the bots will compete against each other to test strength, speed and agility.