A roundup of the best stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI.
Leading Bitcoin startup BitPay is cutting costs, suggesting that the currency won’t be catching on soon.
Robots are poor at many activities that humans find simple. Now roboticists are making progress on a task that exemplifies them all: the automated assembly of an IKEA chair.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Background reading for the weekend: a gene-editing primer.
Image-based forgery is becoming more common not least because humans seem to be particularly vulnerable even to obvious fakes.
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A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.