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LEONARDO, the Bipedal Robot, Can Ride a Skateboard and Walk a Slackline

Researchers at Caltech have built a bipedal robot that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion, making it exceptionally nimble and capable of complex movements. LEO carves out a new type of locomotion somewhere between walking and flying. Image credit: Caltech Part walking robot, part flying drone, the newly developed LEONARDO (short for LEgs ONboARD drOne, ...

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A closer look at artificial intelligence-inspired policing technologies

Artificial intelligence-inspired policing technology and techniques like facial recognition software and digital surveillance continue to find traction and champions among law enforcement agencies, but at what cost to the public? Some cities like Wilmington, North Carolina, have even adopted AI-driven policing, where technology like ShotSpotter identifies gunshots and their locations. The software also recommends to patrol officers “next best action” ...

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