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19 A.I. experts reveal the biggest myths about robots

But if you base all your knowledge about robots and AI on movies and books, you're bound to be either terrified or disappointed whenever a new robot comes out.<p>Tech Insider asked 19 AI researchers about the biggest myths in their field. Their answers (lightly edited) are below.

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The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$30.91from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

This supersonic car is built to go faster than the speed of sound

Engineers have banded together to create a supersonic car that's built to travel faster than a bullet from a handgun.<p>At 3.6 miles per minute, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car has the potential to break the world-land-speed record.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Reuters.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

A Personal Wind Turbine To Pack Up And Take Anywhere

Available in a range of sizes, the Trinity wind turbine can charge your phone while camping or provide electricity for your entire home.<p>When we think about energy efficiency on the go, solar-powered gadgets are typically the first to jump to mind. Solar-powered lamps, digital cameras and phone …

Kyocera's 'Haptivity' will bring force feedback to touch screens

Regardless of how much we get used to touch screens, they never compare to mechanicla buttons and the confidence they provide. Feedback is an important part of operating technology with conviction, something we have lost with touch-operated smartphones. Why do you think cameras still use actual …


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The superpower police now use to tackle crime

Police officers with the rare ability to recognise faces they’ve barely glimpsed are helping identify criminals: take a test to find out if you share their talent<p>On 28 August 2014, 14-year-old Alice Gross went missing in West London. She was last seen on CCTV walking along a canal towpath in the …