MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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Name: MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

It’s Human Nature To Prefer Our Bosses To Be Robots Claim Scientists

Many bosses are often accused of megalomania and a distinct lack of empathy with their fellow man, which at times can make them appear quite inhuman, but would we really prefer to work for machines than flesh and blood?Apparently so! New research has ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Humans Prefer Computer Control, Says MIT Study

Humans prefer taking orders from computers not the other way around, a new study from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology concludes.Humans like being ordered by computersWhen given a choice ... [Published Value Walk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Humans Were Probably Happier in The Matrix. Study Says Humans Prefer Robot Overlords

According to researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), humans actually prefer to take orders from robots. If so, then Neo's efforts in freeing everyone was all for naught. Everyone was happier before he lifted the ... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Human workers report feeling most productive when led by artificial intelligence | The Rundown

Photo by Flickr user Scania GroupResearchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab found that teams of human workers were at their happiest and most productive when their tasks were directed by robotic artificial intelligence[1].Recognizing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

Here's a question: would you rather have a human boss or a robot boss? Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found when humans and robots teamed up to perform tasks, people actually preferred it when the robots ran the show.The study ... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

MIT Scientists Say Humans Would Rather Take Orders From Robots

Welp. This is how it all begins. Bow on bended knee before your robot overlords. New research from MIT[1]'s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) shows (with science!) that when working in groups of three—two humans, one robot—us lowly ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Robots make best bosses, study suggests

A study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that teams led by robotic managers perform the best and have the happiest workers.The study, carried out by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), explored three ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

MIT Technology Review Reveals Innovators Under 35 List

MIT Technology Review releases its annual list of Innovators Under 35. Since 1999, the global media company has annually recognized exceptionally talented young technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world."Over the years, we've ... [Published PcbDesign 007 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CSAIL researchers among Tech Review’s annual list of top young innovators

Two researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) were just named by MIT Technology Review to their annual list of the top 35 innovators under the age of 35, joining the likes of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey ... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

CSAIL team puts design in your hands

Even as 3-D printing is poised to help democratize manufacturing, it’s often overlooked that many 3-D-printed items are far too complicated for users to digitally design. Sure, people can now order 3-D-printed items online, or even make wedding-cake ... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Your Candy Wrappers are Listening

“I had to double check I wasn’t playing the wrong audio file.”The first time Abe Davis coaxed intelligible speech from a silent video of a bag of crab chips (an impassioned recitation of “Mary Had a Little Lamb”) he could hardly believe it was possible. ... [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Learning from MOOC mistakes, one click at a time

By , EditorRead more by Denny CarterAugust 5th, 2014Online education is getting a thorough review–one click at a time for 6.9 million clicks.There are reams of data telling educators how students learn best online, what to avoid in designing a web-based ... [Published eCampus News - Aug 05 2014]

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...Center would be opening its doors, Managing Director Bill Aulet said that by bringing outside teams in, the school's students could be granted "a unique opportunity to broaden their understanding of global entrepreneurship."
...While one subject responded that there was "something soul-sucking about taking the thinking away from the workers" others said that they never felt like they were "wasting time or waiting" when the robot scheduled tasks, and that it removed the possibility of scheduling...
According to a release from MIT, with the third environment, the workers "were more likely to say that the robots 'better understood them' and 'improved the efficiency of the team.'" They explained in their report of the study that the results suggest workers would prefer to be a part of a team that's firing on all cylinders, rather...
"We need to understand how to gain the support of human workers who will use this technology" explains Matthew Gombolay, a Ph D student at MIT's lab, in a video detailing the work

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An MIT Roboticist Has Been Spearheading Google'... [Published Bostinno - Aug 29 2014]
It’s Human Nature To Prefer Our Bosses To Be Ro... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 29 2014]
Robot Bosses Preferable to Human Bosses Study Says [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 27 2014]
Humans Prefer Computer Control, Says MIT Study [Published Value Walk - Aug 26 2014]
Meet the 15 Student Startups Participating in t... [Published Bostinno - Aug 26 2014]
Humans Were Probably Happier in The Matrix. Stu... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 26 2014]
Human workers report feeling most productive wh... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Humans Are Happier When We Have Robot Overlords [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 25 2014]
Want to Get Along With Your Robot Co-Worker? Yo... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows [Published Entrepreneur.com - Aug 25 2014]
Study: Humans Are Happier When We Have Robot Ov... [Published Mashable - Aug 25 2014]
Study: Humans Are Happier When We Have Robot Ov... [Published Mashable! - Aug 25 2014]
Human workers report feeling most productive wh... [Published PBS - Aug 25 2014]
Will your next boss be a robot? Researchers fin... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 25 2014]
MIT Scientists Say Humans Would Rather Take Ord... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 24 2014]
MIT Scientists Say Humans Would Rather Take Ord... [Published Gizmodo - Aug 24 2014]
Robots make best bosses, study suggests [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
Want a happy worker? Let robots take control. [Published MIT News feed - Aug 21 2014]
East Campus welcomes new housemaster [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
MIT Technology Review Reveals Innovators Under ... [Published PcbDesign 007 - Aug 19 2014]
CSAIL researchers among Tech Review’s annual li... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
MIT Technology Review Reveals Annual Innovators... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 19 2014]
Who’s Using Your Data? [Published Technology Review - Aug 19 2014]
Eavesdrop on Conversations Using a Bag of Chips... [Published Singularity Hub - Aug 13 2014]
MIT team turns 6.9M clicks into insights to imp... [Published University Business - Aug 12 2014]
CSAIL team puts design in your hands [Published MIT News feed - Aug 11 2014]
Your Candy Wrappers are Listening [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 06 2014]
Your Candy Wrappers are Listening [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 06 2014]
Ambient speech is recovered from video of a bag... [Published OptoIQ - Aug 05 2014]
Thanks to MIT Researchers, You Could Catch a Ki... [Published Bostinno - Aug 05 2014]
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Study: Humans Are Happier When We Have Robot Ov... [Published Mashable! - Aug 25 2014]
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have discovered that humans prefer increased autonomy for robots. And no, those researchers were not robots. See also: Google-Backed Robot Concierge Accepts Tweets ...
Want a happy worker? Let robots take control. [Published MIT News feed - Aug 21 2014]
If you’ve seen a sci-fi flick with autonomous robots in the last 40 years, you may be wary of giving robots any semblance of control. But new research coming out of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) suggests that letting ...
East Campus welcomes new housemaster [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
With the influx of new students arriving this fall, East Campus residents will have one more new person in their midst: their housemaster. MIT professor Rob Miller ‘95 teaches computer science in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department ...
CSAIL researchers among Tech Review’s annual li... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
Two researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) were just named by MIT Technology Review to their annual list of the top 35 innovators under the age of 35, joining the likes of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey ...
Eavesdrop on Conversations Using a Bag of Chips... [Published Singularity Hub - Aug 13 2014]
MIT’s ‘ visual microphone ’ is the kind of tool you’d expect Q to develop for James Bond, or to be used by nefarious government snoops listening in on Jason Bourne. It’s like these things except for one crucial thing—this is the real deal. Describing ...
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