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"There seems to have been some sort of mistake," I said. "These items all appear to be brand-new. I don’t do brand-new." "Don’t be a stooge, John!" she said. "Everything was on sale and you’ve needed a new pair of jeans for ..." I cut her off mid-sentence. "I have a half-dozen pairs of blue jeans, thank you; and each one of them carries a story all its own." "Right," said Kristin, growing increasingly indignant. "Each carries a story that says, ‘some guy wore out these blue jeans, tossed them in a collection bin and then John Lorson bought them to wear as new.’" "YES! That’s exactly right!" I said. "So you understand why I can’t wear these fancy, too-blue-to-be-true jeans you’ve bought me, right? Same thing with the shirts. Take them back." "Listen, mister," she said.
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By pairing AI with remote human operators, the Kindred trial is using the operators’ skills to further train the machines, while also allowing a small team of people to run operations around the world. For the Gap partnership, six human pilots located in Toronto are assisting robots based in Tennessee. Kindred has made a pivot since we talked to cofounder and CEO Geordie Rose in March, removing the virtual-reality component from the human controller’s arsenal. Instead, the human members of the team are using a 3-D mouse paired with a standard keyboard to perform tasks that are currently too cumbersome for the robot to perform alone. In this case, that task is grasping clothing, shoes, and accessories of varying shapes in the company’s warehouse. The robots are using deep learning and reinforcement learning to figure out how much pressure they should use when grasping and how best to grab the various items in inventory. Kindred is charging Gap for the partnership, but not for the individual machines. Instead, the fee is for the robots’ time. As George Babu, Kindred’s chief product officer, told The Verge , “It’s pay-per-intelligent action.
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