Will robots destroy human language?

As consumers interact with AI like Alexa, Siri and Cortana – not to mention brand chatbots – more and more, human language will change. That was the topic of conversation at a recent panel during Social Media Week that asked in part whether technology will corrupt language. AI is also changing our relationship with technology, [...]

By |2017-03-15T22:06:15+00:00March 16th, 2017|AI, Artificial intelligence, Language, Robots|0 Comments

School uses robot to revive ancient language

A conference held last month, called the Australian Conference for Computers in Education, unveiled research into the impact of humanoid robots on students’ computational thinking. The aim of the study was to understand the impact of humanoid NAO robots on student learning, the integration of the robots into the curriculum and the pedagogical approaches that [...]

Japan lines up translator robots for tourists

Japan is set to take its love affair with robots to the next level next year by offering small devices that can bridge the language barrier between tourists and locals. With Japan experiencing a tourism boom, Kinki Nippon Tourist and Japanese technology firm FueTrek have teamed up to make robot translators a reality. TTG Asia [...]

By |2018-02-22T00:23:19+00:00October 6th, 2015|Asia, Japan, Robots, Technology, Translation|0 Comments