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The sense of touch is generally measured by a sensor that can translate a pressure upon it into a small electrical signal. Shutterstock

It’s not easy to give a robot a sense of touch

Our sense of touch lets us know how hard or soft something is, how solid or pliable it is to handle. That's an important skill if you want robots to handle things safely.
Rapidly advancing technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D-printing, smart-phones, smart-homes, precision medicine and diagnostics, promise to disrupt health care as we know it. (Shutterstock)

Canadian health care needs agile leaders and bold visions for the future

In an era of rapid technological advance, devastating climate change, increasing inequality and a steadily aging society, health-care leadership development is vital.
MIT’s experiment with a serial killing AI called Norman, based on Psycho’s Norman Bates, underscores the importance of ensuring we get it right when embedding AI with culture. MIT

What if MIT’s Norman and Amazon’s Alexa hooked up?

Artificial Intelligence is set to explode and, as a result, multiple versions of AI are bound to co-exist. It's time to influence its development into a truly pan-global cultural environment.

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