Monday, December 22, 2014

SUNDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
The Japan Times
Love of robots may pave way for better treatment of animals
If chimps had history books, a few individuals would have important chapters devoted to them. One would be David Greybeard, the chimp who in 1960 ...
Robots can deny your ham and cheese, unless you fool them: Commentary
Using sinister Big Brother robotics, they have produced a scary product that will deny you the freedom of choice at its most elementary level.
Teaching robots to see
A computer scientist is close to completing a system that will allow robots to “see” still objects in a way that is similar to how people might view them.
Star Local Media
Mechanical passion: McKinney High School hosts its first roboticscompetition
Remote controls used to maneuver the robots can cost about $500, according to McBride. In its first year, McKinney High robotics used a grant for a ...
Scientists: Superintelligent Robots May Be Dominant Form of Life
All information reproduced on the Web pages of www.tolerance.ca (including articles, images, photographs, and logos) is protected by intellectual ...
Star Local Media
CEC TriBots to compete in VEX robotics
Members of the CEC VEX Robotics team use parts and pieces with motors, gears, and microprocessors to create robots that can reach 48 inches ...
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution gets $5M to develop robotics for undersea exploration
WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts — Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is getting $5 million from the state to build new facilities to test robotic ...
Israel Hayom
Israeli students take first prize in international robotics competition
FIRST Tech Challenge has high-schoolers build advanced robots that complete a given task for points • Group from southern Israeli town of Yeruham ...
School robotics competition features local, international teams at WPI
Angry Owls team member Sriram Tolety, 13, of Southboro works on the Westboro team's robot during the competition at the RoboNautica 14 ...
Public Radio of Armenia
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific inventions of 2014
The Rosetta space mission, which has for the first time put a spacecraft in orbit around a comet and landed a robotic probe on its surface has been ...
Sharonherald
Robotics in motion
Team partners, Nate Yingling (left), seventh grade; and Miranda Metro, fifth grade, get ready to send the robot to complete a mission on the playing ...
Los Angeles Times
Software upgrades re-create old-school toys as smart playthings
Four years ago, he and fellow Sphero co-founder Ian Bernstein came together to develop software for robots. But the robots were too clunky to do ...
Lompoc Record
Grant boosts Cabrillo High robotics program
Rick Rantz, dean of Hancock College's Lompoc Valley campus, left, describes a $5,000 grant given to the Cabrillo High School robotics program ...
School robotics competition features local, international teams at WPI
WORCESTER — Hundreds of elementary and middle school students showcased their robotics talents at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Saturday at ...
wlfi.com
Local businesses ready for last minute shoppers
“Since then it's been fairly steady,” Robots and Rogues New and Used Books Co-Owner Tricia Lewis said. “I think more people are discovering the ...
The Denver Post
Wave of technology disruptions is just beginning
Manufacturing: Robotics and 3-D printing have made it cheaper to manufacture in the United States and Europe than in China. Robots such as Baxter, ...
Astronomy: Any evidence of life on Mars likely in deep rock
A human mission would spread organic materials into the Martian environment, while robots such as Curiosity are relatively clean. Of course, even ...
Techlicious (blog)
Bots Now Make Up The Majority of Web Traffic
We may still be years away from humanoid robots outnumbering us humans here on Earth, but online, the balance has already tipped in the bots' ...
San Antonio Express-News
Teaching future (female) scientists
The girls — no boys allowed — were busy getting their collective geek on, programming tiny robots to do their not-so-evil bidding. It's all part of a ...
SBS
Man charged after explosions in Bendigo
Police prevented it from exploding by using robots to safely deactivate it. Arson and Explosive Squad detectives charged a 24-year-old Maiden Gully ...
The Guardian
Enrique: We will be in the fight until the very end this season
That's not always possible though, they are footballers, not robots. “I don't want to judge our opponents but what I will say is that the behaviour of ...
Gamenguide
Transformers 5: Mark Wahlberg Hints At Possibility Of New Movie, Bay May Not Return [VIDEO]
The star of the filmMark Wahlberg reveals that there may be a fifth movie coming in the series of films about giant space robots duking it out all over the ...
Jeff 1000 And Summer Glau
This is just for fun - but we wouldn't have you miss it. See the first three episodes of Jeff 1000, the everyday story of a robot that just wants to make ...
Workforce Management
Martine Rothblatt Interview: Welcome to Cyberia
However, the Terasem Movement has developed a “proof of concept” robot called BINA48, which is named after Rothblatt's wife, Bina, and was ...
Letter: TH misses out on Lego event
The TH missed the following activities: Constructing robots, working as a team to learn about engineering, design, patience and practice, putting a ...

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