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"We have developed algorithms that allow a robot to determine whether it should deceive a human or other intelligent machine and we have designed techniques that help the robot select the best deceptive strategy to reduce its chance of being discovered," said Ronald Arkin (Interactive Comp). Source: Design News

 

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Simon is a humanoid robot being developed at the Georgia Institute of Technology for the purposes of exploring intuitive ways for people and machines to live and work alongside one another. Source: The New York Times

 

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During a presentation on Monday, Henrik I. Christensen (Interactive Comp) sharply criticized a recent “60 Minutes” saying that, while automation may transform the work force and eliminate certain jobs, it also creates new kinds of jobs that are generally better paying and that require higher-skilled workers. Source: The New York Times

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Growth in the Atlanta area’s mobile industry can be attributed in part to the presence of academic institutions where mobility is a focus, including Georgia Tech, and to corporations that are active in the mobile space. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

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IEEE TV featured Georgia Tech's Blair MacIntyre (Interactive Comp) and the Augmented Reality Lab. Source: IEEE TV

 

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"To paint advances in technology as just taking jobs is very one-sided," stated Dr. Henrik Christensen (Interactive Comp). "Studies have shown that 1.3 better, higher paying jobs are created in associated areas for every one job that may be insourced. Source: Herald Online

 
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Such a piece on the guns, video games and violence debate (if in fact it’s even fair to qualify it as a debate) was published in The Atlantic late last week, titled “How the Video-Game Industry Already Lost Out in the Gun-Control Debate,” written by video games researcher Ian Bogost (Interactive Comp). Source: Time

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Ian Bogost (Interactive Comp) has been designing and blogging about newsgames for several years. His own studio, Persuasive Games, creates titles for public policy makers, educators and corporations, dealing with current affairs and issues. Source: The Guardian UK

 

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There also appears to be some truth to the idea that, as Georgia Tech professor Ian Bogost (Interactive Comp) has put it, MOOCs are just marketing for elite colleges. Source: The Atlantic

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Google has created a level of over-hype and over-expectation that their hardware cannot possibly live up to," Blair MacIntyre (Interactive Comp) told Wired in 2012. "It's going to generate ideas in people and expectations that might not match." Source: U.S. News & World Report

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