Opinion  /  Published 01.08.22

Unpredictability of robots imbibing human emotion

Being human „Sir — Disturbing footage recently showed a chess-playing robot breaking the finger of a seven-year-old child during a tournament in Russia. Although robots cannot express real hum...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 23.05.22

Portal to hire AI bots

Enterprises and companies across sectors will soon be able to recruit artificial intelligence (AI) workers from the internet, just like hiring personnel from employment portals. AI focussed startup E...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Science Tech  /  Published 25.04.22

Robot battles in real space

Almost as soon as technologists invented robots to haul groceries or burritos to people’s doors, the arguments over sidewalks started. Officials in San Francisco, US, which is a testing lab for...
By Shira Ovide

Business  /  Published 13.04.22

Ola CEO shifts gear

Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder and CEO of Ola, is stepping away from his day-to-day operations to concentrate on engineering functions, team building and products. Aggarwal, who had founded the ride ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Events  /  Published 09.03.22

Firefighting robots at Kolkata book fair thrill, and protect, visitors

Launched at the Maidan in 2019, these machines, which look like a mix of a Pixar robot and the Mars Rover, have already become trusty tools for the city’s firefighters. “If our firemen can...
By Shayeree Ghosh


Science Tech  /  Published 28.02.22

Nasa’s Perseverance completes a year on Mars

A year ago, Nasa’s Perseverance rover was accelerating to a collision with Mars, nearing its destination after a 290-million-mile, seven-month journey from Earth. Last February 18, the spacecra...
By Kenneth Chang

Science Tech  /  Published 28.02.22

And it’s a clean sweep

Recently I unpacked the newest Dyson vacuum to try it out. As someone who tests lots of gizmos, I wasn’t expecting to be blown away. But when I pressed the trigger to activate the vacuum, my mo...
By Brian X. Chen

Science Tech  /  Published 27.12.21

Science Friction

It may have seemed like a United Nations conclave, but a recent meeting in Geneva was followed intently by experts in artificial intelligence, military strategy, disarmament and humanitarian law. The...
By Adam Satariano, Nick Cumming-Bruce, Rick Gladstone

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Why 'alter ego' robots spell danger

Home alone Sir — It was speculated that the rise of the machines would wipe out man. That fear increasingly seems misplaced. But there is another very real threat that must be considered. Japan...
By The Telegraph

Science Tech  /  Published 18.11.21

Instagram is reportedly working on video selfie verification

Is video selfie verification coming to Instagram? According to screenshots posted on Twitter by social media consultant Matt Navarra and a number of users, some are being asked to take a selfie video ...
By Mathures Paul


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