Robots

The DyRET Robot Can Rearrange Its Body To Walk in New Environments

The DyRET Robot Can Rearrange Its Body To Walk in New Environments

Imagine running on a cement footpath, and then suddenly through dry sand. Just to keep upright, you would have to slow down and change the way you run. In the same way, a walking robot would have to change its gait to handle different surfaces. Generally, we humans and most…

How AI Can Affect Our Decisions

How AI Can Affect Our Decisions

Have you ever used Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri or Amazon Alexa to make decisions for you? Perhaps you asked it what new movies have good reviews, or to recommend a cool restaurant in your neighbourhood. Artificial intelligence and virtual assistants are constantly being refined, and may soon be making appointments…