When AI gets so real it makes actual mistakes. Also: Clean water and space food. — FTN DAILY EDITION #115, Innovation & Technology
To win the worlds most complex game, engineers built an AI that makes human errors.
Move 37 was the moment machines and humanity finally began to evolve together.
NASA explores ways to grow sustainable food in space.
Though it’s small, the new habitat is equipped with over 180 sensors and three cameras.
This devices provides clean drinking water at low cost and high efficiency.
The solar still coverts water to vapor very efficiently.
Walking robots are on their way out of the laboratories and into the streets.
And no, it’s not specifically intended to look like an ostrich — although the group did make a point of studying bird legs as a means of achieving agility, efficiency and robustness.
How to figure out which AI is best? Make them fight each other.
For one month, these teams of mostly students from around the world test and tweak their algorithms to one-up their opponents or outsmart the game’s developers with sly hacks.
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