World’s First Hotel Partially Run by Robots ‘Fires’ Most of Robot Staff

The Henn Na Hotel or “Strange Hotel” in Japan gained world recognition when the Guinness Book of World Records awarded it with the title of being the “World’s First Robot Hotel” back when it opened in 2015. Unfortunately, Henn Na’s … Continue reading World’s First Hotel Partially Run by Robots ‘Fires’ Most of Robot Staff

Steam to Use Machine Learning to Suggest Games to Buyers

Valve Corporation, the company behind direct-to-drive PC games vendor Steam, will soon roll out a new “recommendation engine” that will suggest video games that suit customers’ individual tastes. While there already is a function on Steam that “curates” a Steam … Continue reading Steam to Use Machine Learning to Suggest Games to Buyers

Japanese Police Taps Experimental AI in Anti-Terror Investigations

Movies sometimes portray law enforcement agencies using AI to identify terrorists from surveillance videos in public areas, making it easier to identify and apprehend them; while this is a fictional portrayal of AI in law enforcement, the Japanese National Police … Continue reading Japanese Police Taps Experimental AI in Anti-Terror Investigations