Robots Can Learn by Watching YouTube Videos

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There’s a good chance that you’ve used YouTube videos to learn new skills at some point. Online videos offer pointers for everything from writing to cooking to using certain types of tools. Now, there’s a new base of users that can benefit from the information in YouTube videos. And they aren’t even human.

Researchers from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NICTA have come up with a way to teach robots how to use tools by watching YouTube videos.

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