Weird Machine Enables a Dog to Pet Its Owner

What if your dog was able to pet you back ? A bizarre contraption called the ‘Affectionator’ gives a dog the chance to pat its owner on the head. We’ve featured some peculiar inventions on the site over the years but this one – a dog-operated petting machine developed by YouTuber ‘bd594’ – is perhaps the single most bizarre of … Continue reading

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When Machines Learn Like Humans –“Our Last Great Invention?

People learning new concepts can often generalize successfully from just a single example, yet machine learning algorithms typically require tens or hundreds of examples to perform with similar accuracy. People can also use learned concepts in richer ways than conventional algorithms—for action, imagination, and explanation. Researchers have created a computer model that captures humans’ unique ability to learn new concepts … Continue reading