Wednesday, March 22, 2017

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/16/2017
CNET's own Bridget Carey got to hang out with Gita, a personal cargo robot that carries 40 pounds of your stuff and follows you around (when it isn't ...
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Bill Gates recently offered a simple solution: Tax the use of robots. He argues that such a tax would both “temporarily slow down the spread of ...
Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr, of the Oxford Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, test medical technology by dressing robots in ...
Max Aguilera-Hellweg is both a doctor and a photographer and has brought his unique sensibility to explore the point at which robots become more ...
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Jason McGarvey saw that his son and his friends had a real interest in Legos and building things. He thought it ...
Robots are officially infiltrating the workforce. Whether to speed up efficiencies or boost production capabilities, businesses are adding machines into ...
Obama articulated a fear felt by many around the world: That all our jobs will eventually be done by robots. Research backs this fear: One study found ...
Technically it ain't brain surgery, but let's just say you wouldn't want to do a cochlear implant while sleepy or distracted. So it's a good thing this surgery ...
Rightly so, because the use of robots in the field raises some serious ethical questions about what machines should be able to do without human ...
Robots — Third grader Lulu Mejia was surrounded by robots last week. Healdsburg Junior High and Fitch Mountain School students are learning to ...
Robots in the workplace are not uncommon, but new, self driving robots can be programmed to do things like open elevators and drive specific routes ...
Discontent over these lost jobs helped upend U.S. politics last year and raised concerns that job losses to robots would spread from manufacturing to ...
Split Brain Robotics is an interactive art project by San Francisco artist Kal Spelletich, in which a pair of custom-built robots are able to plug into the left ...
MORE young peninsula female students are learning how to make robots and code games, echoing a national push to get girls interested in science.
Atascocita library robotics program promotes STEM/STEAM by letting children build their own alligator robot out of Lego's. A grant funded by Best Buy ...
Edible robots could soon be a reality after researchers in Switzerland created an actuator made of gelatin. Actuators are responsible for moving or ...
The agricultural robots market is expected to grow from $2.75 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2022, at a compound annual ...
Robotic engineering has taken over our lives — robots are able to perform intricate surgery better than doctors and robots can cook and clean better ...
The problem is that recently, some of the robots being used in the most dangerous and critical part of the cleanup of the 2011 nuclear plant disaster ...
Robots may soon take over cleaning and painting high-rise buildings here, thanks to a new automated gondola system co-developed by Singapore ...
At this point, it looks like those three actions are the only things users will be able to ask the robots to do through Alexa, but it's certainly a start.
Given Leckie's narrative of AI rights, recent proposals for European legislation to reconsider the legal status of robots seem strangely relevant, even if ...
Idaho lawmakers are enthusiastic about the prospect of “personal delivery robots” rolling along sidewalks in the state, with the Senate voting ...
The U.S. has an estimated robotics stock of $732 billion — which, by way of comparison, is more than Switzerland's entire economy for the year 2015.
Artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence by machines. The term was coined in a 1955 research proposal stating that “good ...
More and more jobs are threatened by advances in artificial intelligence and robotics. As the graphs below illustrate, Europe is not prepared for this ...
Spinal surgical robot is the development of robots for spinal surgery, which is a demanding medical field for which robots already provide valuable ...
The weekend of March 2-4, the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Robotics Team participated at the North Star Regional at Duluth Entertainment and ...
Mayor Herman Mashaba says this is an interim solution while the Roads Agency starts working on a new programme to replace old cables servicing ...
Construction sites in Japan are enjoying a wave of automation amid an increasing shortage of laborers, with the introduction of robots to do heavy ...
robotic arm manufactured by KUKA, a German industrial robotics company, installing the cockpit section of a Mercedes Benz S-Class. Photo by ...
BNP Paribas is rolling out a new digital investment tool — one where the advice is written entirely by humans. It's a departure from most of the new ...
The Toy Industry Association, which held its International Toy Fair in New York last month, has even identified robotics-education as a major trend for ...
In her seminal article “The Imagination of Disaster,” Susan Sontag articulates what it is about post-apocalyptic narratives that so many find appealing.
Siriraj Hospital plans to introduce robots into the dispensing process at its pharmacies to improve patients' safety and speed up its services.
Everyone loves Moon Duo, without reservation. And we could load you up with quotes from other sources to help you feel that you should, also, ...
Thanks to IBM and MIT, someday you might have robotic supercomputers swimming through your veins to ensure all is well with your health.
Two teams of NHS students and their robots have qualified for and hope to attend the annual VEX Worlds Robotics Competition, or “Worlds” for short, ...
However, the tax on robots idea is one response to growing fears that the automation revolution will increase inequality as many lose their jobs while a ...
During a press conference where the robots were unveiled, Visit said the preparation of three in 1,000 prescriptions have had some errors.
Robots.txt is a text file that is used to instruct search engine bots (also known as crawlers, robots, or spiders) how to crawl and index website pages.
The Franklin County 4-H Robotics Club is competing in the 2017 FIRST Robotic Challenge in Pittsburgh March 16-18. Vicky Taylor.
The report "Agricultural Robots Market by Type (UAVs, Milking Robots, Harvesting Systems, Driverless Tractors), Offering (Hardware-Automation ...
CASTINE — In today's world of Google and Wikipedia, some might question the usefulness of libraries and librarians. Why leave your home or office ...
Much has been written in the last year about robotic process automation (RPA), and for good reason. By facilitating broader integration of disparate ...
Cowen posits that "restlessness, ambition, and innovation are key American traits. But today, Americans are working harder than ever to avoid ...