Report: First robot named to board of directors

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A Japanese venture capital firm has become the first in the world to add artificial intelligence to its board of directors.

According to InventorSpot.com, the robot can pick up on market trends that aren’t apparent to humans.

The robot is named Vital, which stands for Validating Investment Tool for Advancing Life Sciences.

Vital is used to make decisions on therapies for age-related ailments, InventorSpot.com reported.

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