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Robots can build IKEA chairs now! - Quartz
After years of failed attempts, a research team in Singapore has successfully taught a pair of robots to do something that many humans still can't: build an IKEA chair. The wooden Stefan chair is not the world's first piece of AI-assembled flatpack furniture: Robots at MIT built a simple Lack table in 2013. A chair is more complicated. And while a robot can be programmed to do a single assembly-line task efficiently, mastering all of the small tasks that IKEA assembly requires is a bigger challenge. Some of the same things humans struggle with, like fiddling with bags of screws, dowels, and doodads while trying to distinguish the slight variations in shape, are also difficult for robots. Researchers at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University spent three years programming robots to accomplish the specific tasks necessary to build this particular chair. The next stage will be expanding the machines' intelligence to be able to assemble a chair just by looking at a photograph of the final product Read more

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WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to meet IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad; spread of fake news, digital payments on agenda

With the government hardening its stand on fake and provocative content circulated on WhatsApp, top officials from the instant messaging app including chief executive officer (CEO) Chris Daniels have sought time from IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and the meeting is expected this week.

Bitcoin investment scam: BitConnect promoter held

Divyesh Darji, who was India head of BitConnect, was arrested after he arrived in the national capital from Dubai

Use social media with caution, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges people

Vijayan said sending erroneous messages over the Internet will only cripple rescue operations at a time when agencies are fighting against all odds to save the “last person stranded” in the flood-ravaged state.

Kickstarter’s focus is on engaging with creative people: Perry Chen

Kickstarter co-founder Perry Chen on the intersections of arts and technology

Elon Musk says changing his way of working is not an option

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was responding to an open letter from Arianna Huffington accusing him of ‘demonstrating a wildly outdated, anti-scientific and horribly inefficient way of using human energy’

Your friendly neighbourhood postman is about to become a banker

The government is planning to launch IPPB at a grand function in Delhis Talkatora stadium on August 21.

US tech giants plan to fight India's data localisation plans

U.S trade groups, representing companies such as Amazon, American Express and Microsoft, have opposed India's push to store data locally.

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