Teddy Bear Day - 9th September
Teddy Bears! Our first best friends. We have grown older & smarter. But guess what? So have teddies: Artificial Intelligence.
Enter supertoy, a talking teddy bear that can hold real conversations. Watch: http://bit.ly/2jUnHOa
Also read about how a robotic teddy bear, "Huggable," deployed across several pediatric units at Boston Children's Hospital in the US, interacts with children on an emotional level, boosts their mood & helps them recover sooner. Watch: http://bit.ly/2lwdfgs
Watch how a hotel turned a teddy bear into a viral sensation using social media - http://bit.ly/2lwhgl2
Teddy Bear Day is named after US President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt - after the moment he refused to shoot a bear during a hunt. In the digital sphere, such eponyms abound:
Babbage’s engine (the computer’s ancestor)
Turing’s machine (the computer of course)
Algorithm (the 9th century Persian mathematician Al-Khwarizmi)
See? Trivia is always fun!