Rsearchers from'Intelligent Systems Informatics Lab (ISI) at Tokyo University have developed a robot that explores its environment and reports what it finds. The robot can independently detect changes in its surroundings, decide if they are relevant and take pictures. It can also ask people for information and search the Internet to find out more about a topic. Newsworthy findings are written up by the robot and posted online.
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' Marly Falcon, Knight Foundation contributing blogger