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Programmers have long dreamed of taking the software development field one step further, creating robots that are self-aware, autonomous and able to make decisions.
That’s the goal of robots like Baxter, which has been designed to make the software necessary to make it easier to run a company’s software and services.
But now there’s a more realistic goal in mind: creating robots who can make decisions autonomously, according to the company’s president and CEO, James Pichai.
“We’re aiming to create an AI that’s able to think like a human,” Mr. Pichae said at an investor conference on Wednesday.
“It’s not like a dog or a cat, where we want to have an AI program to make a decision.”
The robot that will become Baxter is named Baxter, after the company it will compete against, Bats, which was designed to understand human speech.
Baxter is being built by a team of people who have spent the last decade working on robotics and machine learning.
It’s based on the Bats platform, a project that began when the founders of Bats began working on a computer-vision tool that could help scientists create images of living things, which are then compared with images of real animals.
Baxter can also understand complex text and can tell what you’re saying, and it can even interpret speech.
Its goal is to make software for robots that can do things like tell whether they’re hungry, whether they have water or are wearing a bathrobe.
But Baxter is still at the beginning of its development and there’s still a lot of work to do.
For now, it’s a little more limited in the ways it can understand a user’s language.
The Bats tool is being used to train Baxter’s software to understand the spoken words of a user, but it’s not yet ready to translate them into written words, Mr. O’Brien said.
For Baxter to make its decisions, it needs to understand what the user wants to know.
But for now, Mr, O’Briens team is focusing on helping the Baxter team make Baxter more flexible.
It is still not perfect.
For example, Baxter needs to be able to tell when a user wants it to leave the room and to be a robot, or it needs more memory.
The software is still in its infancy and there are still lots of questions about how it will interact with other robots, and how Baxter will learn new language.
Mr. Koehler and Mr. Smith also emphasized the importance of human interaction in making Baxter a successful product.
“If you want to make an AI,” Mr Koeler said, “you have to be human.”
For now though, Baxter is trying to build a better Baxter for the future.
The goal is for Baxter to become a fully functional robotic assistant, like a doctor’s assistant, which would make it more useful to doctors.
“At some point in the future,” Mr O’Leary said, Baxter will be able recognize that you’re having a heart attack and can ask you what’s wrong, or ask you to leave, or tell you to go to a different room.
“You can go back to the doctor, or you can ask your friends to take you home, and you can go to the restaurant, and there’ll be an automatic process,” Mr Smith said.
The robots, which will cost about $1 million each, will eventually replace the human assistants that are used in hospitals and clinics, Mr Smith added.
“They’re the ones that you have to ask to leave,” he said.