The MIT Technology Review named the RoboBrain project, developed by former Cornell CS professor Ashutosh Saxena and powered by the Weaver data store developed by Professor Emin Gun Sirer, as one of the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016.

The list can be found at:
https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2016/#/set/id/600869/

And original coverage on the project can be found at:
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/600768/robots-that-teach-each-other/