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xenobot

Xenobots; ‘the first form of artificial life’

Scientists at the University of Vermont have developed the first form of artificial life. ‘Xenobots’ are made from frog stem cells and are preprogrammed to perform simple tasks. “These are novel living machines, they’re neither a traditional robot nor a known species of animal. It’s a new class of artifact: a living, programmable organism.” Joshua …

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a.i. chef

From strawberry curry to chocolate Burrito, IBM’s A.I. chef finds unusual combinations that work

IBM has developed an Artificial Intelligence Chef. It’s called Watson and it uses algorithms to come up with new recipes. It has already suggested such wonders as the Austrian Chocolate Burrito, Strawberry Curry and Baltic Apple pie with a layer of pork. Known as ‘cognitive cooking’ Watson uses machine learning to analyse huge amounts of …

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