Amazon launches 're:MARS' conference in Las Vegas dedicated to robotics, space and AI

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Amazon is launching a new conference focused on robotics, space and artificial intelligence.

The re:MARS conference, which stands for machine learning, automation, robotics and space, is slated to take place at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas on June 4th through the 7th.

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It will be open to the public and is set to include 'visionary talks, interactive workshops, technical deep dives, roundtables, hands-on demos, and more,' an Amazon statement said.

The conference grew out of a private, invite-only event, called Mars, hosted by Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos in recent years.

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'We're at the beginning of a golden age of AI,' Bezos said in the statement.

'Recent advancements have already led to invention that previously lived in the realm of science fiction -- and we've only scratched the surface of what's possible.'

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He said the event would bring together 'leaders and builders from diverse areas to share learnings and spark new ideas for future innovation.'

Amazon said the conference would showcase how it is using advanced technologies for its range of services from online shopping to music and video.

Others - Conference - Amazon - Criticism - Use

Others noted the conference may also help Amazon deflect some criticism around its use of artificial intelligence, including one case where it...
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