Description: Thanks to fast, always-on Internet connections and vast server farms run by the likes of Amazon and Google, we’re able to offload more and more of our digital lives onto remote servers.
Source: GlobeandMail .com
A cloud robot requires far less computing power because it can offload most of that heavy-duty number-crunching and data storage to an off-site computer.
“For the vast majority of processing, you can do that anywhere,” says Mr. Field. “It doesn’t need to be local to the robot. If you have a fast wireless connection then you can send images, 3D data, control… all the processing can be done in the cloud.” Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1. Why robot brains could be the killer app of cloud computing ?
2. What are some possible advantages of using cloud computing for AI?