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Robot monk promotes Buddhism using technology

In a temple outside of Beijing, a robot monk helps to attract new followers by blending religion and technology. Longquan temple, in association with a technology company and artificial intelligence experts from China’s top universities, has developed the robot Xian’er. The 60 cm tall Xian’er can chant Buddhist mantras, can hold a conversation on the… Read More

Intel threatens to move drone jobs overseas because of excessive U.S. regulation

In a written statement to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade presented yesterday [PDF], Intel’s senior VP Joshua Walden gave a comprehensive review of Intel’s work on drone technology, including the company’s shared concerns with consumer privacy and health and safety – and warned that excessive U.S. regulation could drive drone development out of… Read More