"Iron Man" Robert Downey Jr. Wants To Use AI And Robots To Clean Up Earth

Harin - Jun 06, 2019


"Iron Man" Robert Downey Jr. Wants To Use AI And Robots To Clean Up Earth

“Iron Man” actor Robert Downey Jr. spoke at this year’s re:MARS conference about how robotics, AI, and other advanced technologies could deal with pollution.

At the re:MARs conference held in Las Vegas hosted by Jeff Bezos this year, Robert Downey Jr. who plays Iron Man spoke about how we could use advanced technologies like AI, robotics to reverse the destructive carbon footprint of humanity.

As he spoke, Downey Jr. introduced Footprint Coalition, a new initiative which sounds exactly like something from Tony Stark, the fictional character that he plays.

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Downey Jr. introduced Footprint Coalition, a new initiative to deal with pollution.

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But there’s not much information about what the Coalition will do and how it will call for funding. After Downey Jr.’s announcement, a new website with a simple sign-up sheet appeared. But that is pretty much it.

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The simple sign-up sheet on the official website of Footprint Coalition.

Variety reports that the launch date for Footprint Coalition is April 2020. The main goal of this scheme is to use robots for cleaning up pollution in the environment.

The news comes after Downey Jr. was found filming a YouTube Red or YouTube Premium’s documentary mini-series about AI.

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He has made it clear that he does not want to be only a part of the solution, he has been a part of the problem too.

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