Emerging Tech

Digital Trends Live: Alexa-enabled robot, Facebook plays poker, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler and DT Producer Adrien Warner discuss the trending tech topics of the day, including Amazon’s Alexa-enabled robot, Facebook’s A.I. beats professional poker players, a bike lane delivery robot, Minecraft Earth, and more. Joining the show again for our Tech Briefs segment is Flipboard Technology Editor […]

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MIT whiz kids got a robot to take on the viral #BottleCapChallenge

[embedded content] What do the young, ultra-smart students at MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) think about when they’re not hard at work? It turns out that it’s much the same stuff that similarly aged people everywhere think about: namely, the latest time-wasting viral challenge. This month, that refers to the #BottleCapChallenge, in […]

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NASA video celebrates the discovery of the 4,000th exoplanet

[embedded content] Thanks to major advances in technology, we’ve now managed to log the existence of more than 4,000 planets outside our solar system. That’s pretty darn impressive, especially when you consider that pre-1992 we couldn’t identify any. To celebrate the recent discovery of the 4,000th exoplanet, as these celestial bodies are called, science-art outreach […]