Robot Chefs & Mushroom Batteries

By Science & Food | June 2, 2016 10:00 am

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IBM’s Watson, the computer system that won Jeopardy! in 2011, came out with a cookbook in April 2015 called Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson. This cookbook, developed in a collaboration among IBM’s Watson and actual human chefs, is meant to help food lovers and cooks come across new flavor combinations that surprisingly work. In other food & tech news, researchers at UC Riverside have created a new type of battery that relies on the porous structures of portabella mushrooms.

Belgian Bacon Pudding and Other Recipes Invented by a Robot – The Atlantic

Making batteries with portabella mushrooms – Science Daily

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