As much as we love baseball, the coolest thing about tonight’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays won’t be the action on the field at Comerica Park, but the robot throwing the first pitch. The robo-pitcher, appropriately named Cy-ber Young, could be far more interesting than the Tigers’ Anibal Sanchez or the Jays’ Aaron Laffey. He (it?) was designed and built by 20 Detroit-area high school students in FIRST Robotics, which encourages youth to get involved in robotics. Read the full story at Wired.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.