How about a robotic baby?

Last Update: July 09, 2017

Artificial intelligence is an attempt to imitate the reasoning human behavior by machine. Unlike computer, designed to process steps by steps, human reasoning is less structured. Artificial intelligence is therefore designed to follow these processes.


Artificial neural networks are example of machine learning with reasoning capabilities. They are computational models with the abilities such as adapt, learn, generalize, recognize, cluster, and organize data. These are neural computing using iterative processing system to function like a human brain.





A report from New Scientists revealed that Babybot created by roboticists from Italy, France and Switzerland, experiments with objects nearby and learns from them. This provides the robot an ability to develop motor skills like a human infant.


The “brain” of the robot baby is actually a cluster of 20 computers running several neural networks. The software copies a biological neural system and learns by establishing and altering the strength of links between artificial neurons. The neural network software can be adjusted to observe the robot’s learning behavior allowing the robotics to test different neuroscience models. The aim is to build a humanoid 2-year old child with all of Babybot’s abilities and it may eventually design to learn how to crawl and walk.


However, researcher believes fundamental differences between the human brain and computers used to control learning robots like Babybot may mean that such machines can never become as intelligent as us.

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bigrog44 Premium
Thanks for sharing, Anna.
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spurway Premium
Well, I am Mother and having a baby forever no thank you. I like the ones what are real you raise, grow up and leave the house, come back to visit get married have their own children.
It is fascinating what you can do now and how much Technologie and the digital age evolved.
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annash Premium
H Sylvia

LOL! thanks for your feedback. That's so true. Best wishes, Anna
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MKearns Premium
This fascinates me Anna. Great post. But how do you spank them with a live wire? lol
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annash Premium
LOL Be very careful with that scenario which is hazardous !
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bethcharron Premium
What a great post and I personall like Loes comment about replacing political leaders with artificial intelligent robots.
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annash Premium
Thanks Elizabeth, that's right AI is such a fascinating and super smart technological advances.
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Loes Premium
They might not ever become as intelligent, which I doubt, but they are for sure more accurate.
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annash Premium
Actually Artificial Intelligence researchers have revealed profound changes to our lives to solve future challenges e.g. climate change or even save the world
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Loes Premium
It's time to replace the political leaders for artificial intelligence, we might get peace on earth because artificial intelligence will find answers which will benefit all life on earth
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annash Premium
Not a bad idea Loes, will wait and see :D Thank you for your interesting response!
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MKearns Premium
Well said Loes!!
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Ivine Premium
Hi Annash, great news and a super post. Irv.
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annash Premium
The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics is for sure maximized and risks under controlled. Thanks Ivine
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