Best Tech Stories around the web #207

This week: Two rival AI approaches combine to let machines learn about the world like a child, YouTube's new videos will let viewers choose their own adventures, Ikea and Sonos made the ultimate speaker lamp, the iPhone 11 could monitor your body smells and "Robots", an exhibition from April 2, in Paris.

INNOVATION

Two rival AI approaches combine to let machines learn about the world like a child by technologyreview.com

Together, deep learning and symbolic reasoning create a program that learns in a remarkably humanlike way. Read more
 

CREATIVE CONTENT

YouTube's New Videos Will Let Viewers (and the Advertisers Who Love Them) Choose Their Own Adventures by fortune.com

YouTube is developing choose-your-own-adventure-style shows, exploring a new storytelling format that could increase viewers and ad sales for the world’s largest video website. Read more

DESIGN

Ikea and Sonos made the ultimate speaker lamp by theverge.com

The lamp speaker and a bookshelf speaker are coming in August. Read more

QUERKY

The iPhone 11 or Apple Watch 5 could monitor your body smells by techodom.com

Tech evolves to benefit our lives in new and unexpected ways, and Apple has come up with another way that its products could help you – by alerting you if you smell funny. Read more

EVENT

Robots, the exhibition - from April 2

ROBOTS. This is the evocative and intriguing title of the new permanent exhibition, which opens its doors on April 2, 2019. More info.