Knife-Wielding Supermarket Checkout Robot Taught Not To Stab Customers
Source: huffingtonpost.co.ukIn what could prove to be one of the most important moves ever made by humanity, scientists have taught our soon-to-be-robot-overlords not to stab us.
Cornell University engineers have modified an assembly line machine and taught it to scan items at a check out.
But rather than have it flailing around with knives and frozen baguettes they have used a clever for of algorithmic learning to teach it the best trajectory for scanning a potentially dangerous item in the presence of people.
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