Sunday, December 7, 2014

SUNDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
Bemidji Pioneer
Revved up for robots: New BMS team to take part in tournament today at BSU
Forty middle-school robotic teams will compete today in the Northern Minnesota VEXRobotics Tournament at the John Glas Fieldhouse. For the first ...
Newser
Report: Robots Could Make Most Lawyers Obsolete
"It is no longer unrealistic to consider that workplace robots and their AI processing systems could reach the point of general production by 2030," the ...
Cultural differences shade reactions to robots
Baymax is the name of the inflatable robot that the older brother, Tadashi, creates and his sibling, Hiro, adopts. The title “Big Hero 6″ is taken from the ...
The Newark Advocate
Robotics competition teaches students STEM and more
NEWARK – About 180 central Ohio students gathered on the Newark campus Saturday to put Lego robots through their paces, learn about teamwork, ...
Irish Independent
The News-Press
Robot competition draws future engineers, scientists
The Mariner High School gymnasium was transformed into a robotic battleground Saturday as several Southwest Florida schools competed for a spot ...
Irish Independent
Yes, robots really are coming to take your job
Leaders say that they are protesting the latest wave of job cuts in public services brought about by the growing use of robots in occupations previously ...
CNBC
Coming to a mall near you: Crime fighting robots
As the world grapples with the onset of drones and trembles at the increasing likelihood of sentient machines, a 300-pound machine is being ...
The Japan Times
Revamped Tsukuba Robots fall to 0-17
HITACHI, IBARAKI PREF. – Gloria Gaynor's “I will Survive” was playing in the arena. The Tsukuba Robots intentionally did so and that was their ...
IPWatchdog.com
A Devotion to Robot Innovation at Samsung
Perhaps more so than any other technology company that we focus on, Samsung seems to have a real fascination with robots. Indeed, we have ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Hawking could not be more wrong about robots
Bizarrely, we seem more inclined to believe robots will end up our masters than our slaves. It must be something to do with our mortality. In any case ...
Climate Central
6 Degrees: Warming Rates, Robots, Heating Costs & More
Since 1970, the average winter temperature in the U.S. has warmed by 2.4°F. That's faster than the planet as a whole. Interested in more? Check out ...
Soccer playing robots take over Okanagan College
The RoboCup is an annual robotics championships where teams of students between grades seven and 11 build and program small robots to ...
The Galleon
Top Ten: Movie robots
Top Ten: Movie robots. In the wake of Interstellar's robotic marvels, here's a reminder of some other impressive automatons... By Richard Warburton ...
Plant Roots Mimicked to Develop Soil-Monitoring Robots
The robotic roots are fitted to a trunk which contains a communicative micro-controller main board, and a system of artificial leaves that respond like ...
Business Today
Goodbye Captcha! Google Now Asks Users Directly if they areRobots
You probably know quite well what the annoying CAPTCHA is – Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.
Hesperia students to put robot skills to test
HESPERIA — The engineering skills of students in the High Desert and beyond will be put to the test once again at VEX Robotics' annual competition, ...
Watch Amazon's new robot workers in action
Earlier in the week, we reported that Amazon has enlisted the help of a 15,00-strong robot army to help with the build-up to Christmas, the busiest ...
Chicago Tribune
Lake Forest Country Day School to Host FIRST LEGO RoboticsLeague Regional Competition ...
This year's Robotics challenge is "World Class - Learning Unleashed." This theme calls on FLL teams to research the future of learning, redesign how ...
Robotics: the rise of the (more ethical) machines
As researchers begin to move autonomous robots from the lab into the real world, they are paying more attention to the challenge of ensuring that ...
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Akimel A-al students study class choice as part of Lego roboticsevent
The students of Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School's Lego robotics team are putting their skills to the test Saturday at a FIRST Lego League Challenge ...
Library robot project helps autistic kids relate
Hartman's company, Robauto, is working with the library to create a robot that can help children with autism spectrum disorder break barriers that ...
St. Thomas Times-Journal
St. Thomas students hope to launch robotics programs in every elementary school
Students from the robotics team at Parkside Collegiate are mentoring the Trudeau students and hope to create similar programs in all elementary ...
Company Seeks to Deploy Drones and Protective Robots on School Campuses and Cities Across ...
Agents Armor LLC seeks to expand their current operations to include a law enforcement/security response force of drones and robots that can ...
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Learning with Legos
Along with A.J. Abate, a shop teacher at Nashwauk-Keewatin High School, fifth and sixth grade teachers built their own Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots ...
Businessweek
America's Manufacturing Trade Deficit Just Set Another Record
Robots stack towers of newly sliced bricks at the Acme Brick Co. in Leeds, Alabama on Nov. 21. The U.S. trade deficit in manufactured products hit ...
The Robot Guard That Might Actually Prevent Crime
While they are not quite artificially intelligent, these autonomous robots can see, feel, hear and smell, the man behind the bot told CNBC in an ...
3 Reasons iRobot Isn't Worried About Dyson's Robot Vacuum
With Dyson set to launch its first-ever robotic vacuum next year, you'd think the folks at iRobot Corporation would be sweating bullets today. Dubbed ...
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
#30: Transhumanism: The Robot Human: A Self-Generating Ecosystem
Some philosophies point to robots, automation and artificial intelligence as our near future, while other philosophies are determined to merge man ...
NBCNews.com
Hiring R2D2 to Protect Your Mall or Campus, All for $6.25 Per Hour
Meet Silicon Valley's newest crime fighter: the K5 robot. ... While they are not quite artificially intelligent, these autonomous robots can see, feel, hear ...
Longmont Library robot project helps autistic kids relate, belong
Hartman's company, Robauto, is working with the library to create a robot that can help children with autism spectrum disorder break barriers many of ...
Business Insider
Experts Divided On Stephen Hawking's Claim That Artificial I...
Despite big strides in recognition programmes and language cognition, robotsperform poorly in open, messy environments where there are lots of ...
AL.com
Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger look a little robotic in first trailer for action-packed 'Terminator ...
But you probably knew that because you an insert just about any franchise these days in the sentence, "We've got another [blank] on the way" these ...
Engineer Builds Tinder Swiping Robot So I Guess Machines Have Fully Taken Over Dating Now
People have different strategies when it comes to Tinder — some people maintain super high standards, some people actually care about the profile ...
LEGO competition builds kids' creativity
They were required to compete in a series of competitions including robot design, a research project presented to judges and the main event — the ..
The Guardian
Astronauts lift our spirits. But can we afford to send humans into space?
Putting humans into space is futile, expensive and ultimately harmful to real science, argue researchers who believe that robot craft represent the ...
East Stroudsburg University judges who's got the best robot
Butter Box the robot was created by East Stroudsburg students John Lauri and Colin Burke. They spent two months just working on the programing of ...
Restaurant in China wows patrons with robot waiters
Local Chinese media have reported that the robot waiters have been attracting patrons in droves, who are eager to take pictures of the contraptions.
Palm Beach Post
Give kids the gift of a future — a career in a technological field
When I was young, there were toy robots aplenty. But they were indeed toys, notrobots. Nowadays you can build robots worthy of the name. Go to this ...
New York Times
How Technology Could Help Fight Income Inequality
The future may also extend a growing category of employment, namely workers who team up with smart robots that require human assistance.
Palm Beach Post
Brick Fest helps forge bond between parents and Lego-loving children
There are many things one can build with Legos – race cars and robots, towers and palaces – but the most important structure Chad Collins ever built ...
Girl power
At the Four Corners FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament on Saturday, scores of young students on 18 teams, ages 9 to 14, are using computer ...

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