Monday, December 20, 2010

Warehouse Robots Featured in WSJ

[Cross-posted with ABA ST-AIRC Blog]

Today's WSJ has a featured article on the tradeoffs for warehouses that are primarily staffed by humans, and those primarily staffed by robots. They compare and contrast a Crate & Barrel (robotic) shipment center with one run by Amazon (humans).

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Wired Mag: Special Report on AI

[Cross-posted from ABA's ST-AIRC Blog]

The January issue of Wired Magazine features a special report on the use of Artificial Intelligence in various fields, from Wall Street to fraud prevention. The bottom line? "Artificial Intelligence is here. But it's nothing like we expected."