Inside Daytona Speedway's $400-Million Revamp

July 2 (Bloomberg) –- After 50 years of hosting some of the biggest crowds in sports, the Daytona International Speedway is getting a much needed makeover. The revamp, known as Daytona Rising, is meant to bring the facility to the modern era by providing wider and more comfortable seats, better amenities, and access for fans and corporate sponsors. It is also meant to boost attendance at the track, which has been declining over the years. Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle reports. (Corrects revamp cost.) (Source: Bloomberg)

Hello World Japan: The Future Looks Like a Drunk Robot
25:35 - Japan has a unique fascination with androids and the quest to make robots more like humans. One of the country’s most original thinkers in this area is Professor Takashi Ikegami of the University of Tokyo. He has created androids filled with sensors and artificial intelligence software. The technology allows them to perceive the outside world and react to it as they see fit. Hello World host Ashlee Vance traveled to Tokyo to meet with Professor Ikegami and see his latest android creation. The robot they encounter flails about and makes strange gurgling noises as it responds to their movements and conversation. While it all looks rudimentary today, the technology is the precursor of what Ikegami predicts will be a new robotic life form that has its own culture, language, and desires. What could go wrong? (Source: Bloomberg)
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