First machines learn to dominate the sport of emperors (chess). Now they are on the verge of dominating the sport of electricians.
Nuvation, an engineering services company, concocted an air-hockey playing robot that vanquishes nearly all of its opponents, according to former Craver Michael Kanellos. It wins more than 90 percent of its games, according to the company. (Or, to put that it Genghis speak, it fights with the strength of 10 men!)
The robot exists mostly as a way to show off the company's skills. Nuvation effectively specializes in taking other people's hardware and software and developing … Read more