Amazon stresses that the competition doesn’t mean robots are ever closer to completely replacing people in its warehouses. A human is still able to pick around 400 items per hour and, unlike the winning machine, probably won’t drop 16% of them. “Robotics enhances the job for employees but does not replace them,” Amazon said to TechRepublic. … [Read more...] about Suction cups and deep learning AI help robot arm win Amazon’s warehouse picking challenge
Baidu also introduced seven new tools, offering 27 enhanced features, for PaddlePaddle. These included Paddle.js, a deep learning JapaScript library that would enable developers to use AI within the browser or smart mini programmes in apps such as Wechat. The updates also included Parakeet, a text-to-speech toolkit with various models such as WaveFlow and ClariNet, as well as Paddle X, an integration development tool for data processing. … [Read more...] about Baidu releases quantum machine learning toolkit on GitHub
Even with the major side missions done, the game will only take you to Blaine County's sprawling wind farm once, will never take you to its prison and will ignore the game's stadiums and speedway. This is not a negative. Rather, it's a testament to how immense and full of attractions GTA V's world is. Fly over the game's spaghetti of roads and bridges and you'll see that Rockstar has, graphically, ceased to operate in visual metaphor and instead has drawn with detailed realism a metropolis and its surroundings that are full of every kind of landmark and incidental element of real world terrain that you can think of: from fictionalized versions of the Hollywood sign, the Getty Center, the Rose Bowl, LAX airport and L.A.'s famous urban drainage canals, to trailer parks, ranches, quarries, shipping docks, diners, and some place where people paint rocks in the hopes of signaling aliens. Some of GTA V's magnificent landscape may be there just for virtual sightseeing. Some of it may be used … [Read more...] about Grand Theft Auto V Review
So T-Mobile figuring out how to get its RCS to talk to Google’s RCS via the globally accepted default is meaningful progress. That doesn’t mean we don’t have more confusion in store. Last year the major US carriers signed on to a joint agreement called the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative that was designed to do the thing Google had been asking them to do all along: support RCS Universal Profile. What does T-Mobile’s announcement mean for the CCMI? Stay tuned I guess! … [Read more...] about Is Google finally managing its messaging mess?
"These trackways help us to assemble a more detailed picture of what was happening on the southern landmasses. It's exciting to see new paleontological data coming out of Yemen, and I think there is a lot more to discover," said researcher Nancy Stevens, an Ohio University paleontologist. "This international collaboration provides an exciting new window into evolutionary history from a critically undersampled region." … [Read more...] about First Dinosaur Footprints Found on Arabian Peninsula