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The ISS now has a jerkbot. How long until it starts singing Bicycle Built for Two?
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The folks at Nvidia have developed an AI that can render, among other things, realistic urban scenes. I'm not 100% sure, but it seems, to borrow a gaming term, to be a rogue-like terrain generator, which is pretty fucking cool.

They also trained it to make people dance.

Brief article & short video.
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How you doin', Atlas?
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That's pretty unimpressive, IMO.
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What's that, Homer?
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I worry about mass unemployment. I think that will be a huge issue in the 2020s but especially the 2030s.
After job hunting for quite a long time, I started working a few months ago for a company that makes robots. They're similar to the Amazon warehouse robots that were linked to earlier, and several people at my company previously worked on those.

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http://www.rethinkrobotics.com/baxter/

$22,000 for Baxter

$29,000 for Sawyer

Kind of expensive for your house, but if you eat a lot of sandwiches, maybe it'd be worth it.
I interviewed at Rethink about a year ago. Seemed like pretty cool tech, but I think they have since gone out of business.
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After job hunting for quite a long time, I started working a few months ago for a company that makes robots. They're similar to the Amazon warehouse robots that were linked to earlier, and several people at my company previously worked on those.

I interviewed at Rethink about a year ago. Seemed like pretty cool tech, but I think they have since gone out of business.
Their website is still active (I clicked the link) and at the bottom says "copyright 2008-2019", but their Wikipedia page backs you up:
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Rethink robotics closed its doors on October 3, 2018 and its intellectual property assets were acquired by HAHN Group on October 25, 2018.

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