07/15/2015 -American-Statesman | By Omar L. Gallaga
Should we heed the warnings of movies such as ‘Terminator Genisys’ and the TV show ‘Humans’?
Remember, in 1984, when a scary robot from the future told us he’d be back?Read more
01/15/2014 -Professor Peter Stone spoke with Joe Palca this morning on NPR's Morning Edition about taking his "passion for soccer into the lab" in a segment aptly titled "Peter Stone Can't Get Enough Of Robots Playing Soccer."Read more
01/08/2014 -Kurt Dresner, one of Professor Peter Stone's former UT Computer Science graduate student spoke with Robert Siegel recently about his thesis research on autonomous intersection management in a segment called "To Make Intersections Smarter, We Need Cars To Be Smarter, Too."
07/19/2013 -At the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Ray Mooney delivered the keynote talk on language learning, and it was very well received. Peter Stone was selected to be one of the co-chairs of next year's conference.Read more
07/08/2013 -New York Times | Nick Bilton
SAN FRANCISCO — By now, seeing one of Google’s experimental, driverless cars zipping down Silicon Valley’s Highway 101, or parking itself on a San Francisco street, is not all that unusual. Indeed, as automakers like Audi, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz make plans for self-driving vehicles, it is only a matter of time before such cars become a big part of the great American traffic jam.Read more
10/24/2012 -BBC News is one of many outlets to report that computer scientist Risto Miikkulainen and his team stepped away with first place at the annual BotPrize Competition for a bot that displayed behavior very similar to that of a human.
09/26/2012 -AUSTIN, Texas — An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created by computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the humans it competed agaiRead more