Watch IBM’s Watson-powered robot bust a move — and sing

IBM’s Watson just gave doing the robot a whole new twist. While dancing has never been a forte of machines, IBM’s artificial intelligence system is proving that robots really can have fun (even if it has to be programmed in). In a demo presented during Nvidia’s GTU technology conference, IBM Watson’s chief technology officer, Rob High, showed off a concierge robot named Watson Nao, whose many talents include singing and dancing — all in an attempt to humanize these humanoids.  The multi-lingual robot is powered by IBM Watson, and the AI has come a long way since winning Jeopardy back in 2011. Now, Watson is on a mission to show that it’s more than just a super impressive brain — it’s kinda like you and me, too! Nao currently serves as a miniature concierge…


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