Orangutan Drives Fleaweight September 2013, Page 33
One of the challenges when designing a Fleaweight (150 g) robot is finding lightweight components that allow you to squeeze the most out of the limited weight allowance.
2016 is the year of the chat bot — a forecast supported in part by the launch of messenger bots for Facebook and Microsoft platforms, among others. Chat bots — introduced nearly 50 years ago — are software agents that can create text dialogue that resembles something that a human might produce. I expect this latest generation of chatter bots — tied to voice recognition and generation — to make a significant impact in the self-driving car market.