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Topic : Popular Science

Move over, robot. The co-bot is here

Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter: The co-bot.

Are we safe from self-aware robots?

A breakthrough in A.I. has been reported that suddenly makes all of those apocalyptic predictions about killer robots seem less crazy.

New A.I. tech helps you write right

Last week, IBM revealed that its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer has a new capability. It's called Watson Tone Analyzer. You can use it like spell check, except instead of checking your spelling, it checks the "tone" of your writing.

IoT Considerations for CIOs

Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, the Internet of Things will grow to 26 billion objects. This will lead to disruption--and CIOs need to be ready.