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The road to a cheaper prosthetic hand

Alt-Bionics made waves back in late 2019 when the brand new startup competed at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Tech Symposium. The company finished second to 3BM’s infrared paint-curing system, but Alt went on to capture national and international headlines on the strength of promising technology and a great story. A writeup…

8:11 am PDT • July 15, 2021
The road to a cheaper prosthetic hand

Robots have a hard time improvising, and encountering an unusual surface or obstacle usually means an abrupt stop or hard fall. But researchers have created a new model for robotic…

Stumble-proof robot adapts to challenging terrain in real time

Facebook has quietly built and deployed an artificial intelligence programming tool called SapFix that scans code, automatically identifies bugs, tests different patches and suggests the best ones that engineers can…

Facebook’s new ‘SapFix’ AI automatically debugs your code

Sometimes fake news lives inside of Facebook as photos and videos designed to propel misinformation campaigns, instead of off-site on news articles that can generate their own ad revenue. To…

Facebook rolls out photo/video fact checking so partners can train its AI

If Facebook knows what your status update is about, it can show it to people who care about that topic. If it understands the difference between “I just got out…

Facebook’s new DeepText AI categorizes everything you write

 Yet the news cruised by with analysis focused simply on what Facebook’s new keyword post search does today. Yes, any post by you or any of your friends can now…

The Enormous Implications Of Facebook Indexing 1 Trillion Of Our Posts