Thursday, December 11, 2014

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS

NEWS
IEEE Spectrum
Suitable Technologies Opens Store Staffed Only by Robots
Most of us have gone into a store or restaurant in which the nametags worn by employees identified their hometowns. It's a friendly touch. But this ...
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
What Happens to Society When Robots Replace Workers?
These rates of progress are embedded in the creation of intelligent machines, fromrobots to automobiles to drones, that will soon dominate the global ...
Appleton Post Crescent
Wausau native's passion for robots, cats comes to life
The little white mouse-shaped robot can “see” the cat and react like a real ... Friedman, who owns four cats, whether animals would find a robot fun.
Boston Business Journal (blog)
Neurala lands $750k from venture capitalist Timothy Draper to make robots smarter
Neurala, a Cambridge-based startup that aims to build software to make robotssmarter, announced Wednesday it has closed a $750,000 seed round ...
The Independent
Facebook planning robots to stop you uploading drunken photos
Facebook could soon scold you if you try to upload drunk photos of yourself, in a bid to stop people embarrassing themselves on the site.
Popular Science
College In London To Build $2 Million Flying Robot Lab
After careful assembly by engineers, the school's robots will fly and swim while 16 high speed 3-D cameras track their movements in the air and a ...
ZDNet
Professional jobs at risk from robotics and automation: Govt
The Australian Industry Report 2013-14 (PDF) has forecast that robots and automation could displace more than 500,000 jobs in high-skilled ...
WUFT
UF Engineers Display Intelligent Machines At Robot Demo Day
Their parents, college students and professors all stood behind, each trying to get a look at the mind-controlled robot. The robot started to move and ...
Step into the ring with MoMath's Robot Swarm
You'll need to step into the 11-foot by 12-foot ring to mingle with these robots, while donning one of three unique, infrared-trackable packs to help the ...
Computing
'The Internet of Things in people will prevent rise of the robots'
"So any concerns we have about the rise of the robots taking our jobs is not really an issue because we will be those robots, in some capacity," he said ...
Vancouver Sun
Five reasons to see Guided by Robots
Guided by Robots: A Tribute to Guided by Voices. Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. | ANZA Club. Tickets: by donation at the door. 1. It's Guided by Voices, sort of.
Daily Mail
Project is launched to ensure AI can follow rules and make ethical decisions
The search giant has recently bought several robotics companies, along with Deep Mind, a British firm creating software that tries to help computers ...
Boston Business Journal (blog)
Sumo Robots Prepare to Clash in Tokyo
Some of the world's top sumo wrestlers will appear at Tokyo's most famous venue for the sport this weekend, but Mongolian champion Hakuho won't ...
Times of India
How robots are bringing about a new lifestyle!
The Antarctic has long been a worry for scientists as to how they would learn more about the sea there, but in recent news, a robot has allowed ...
IEEE Spectrum
Cyberdyne Wants to Offer Robot Suit HAL in the U.S.
Cyberdyne, a robotics spin-off of the University of Tsukuba, in Japan, first unveiled its HAL exoskeleton nearly a decade ago. Over the years, the ...
Isanti County News
New “Bluejacket Robotics” team open house Dec. 11
Pictured are Bluejacket Robotics team members. Pictured from left is FIRSTRobotics instructor John Almos, Joe Morical, Dylan Fletcher, Andrew ...
Robots will take over white collar jobs first
Contrary to the popular belief, robots are more likely to take over the tasks of medium and high-skilled workers, rather than jobs that do not require a ...
RedOrbit
Infiltrate A Luxurious Cyberpunk World Of Robots In 5734L3R
As this unknown robot, you'll be using stealth to get across the world, solving puzzles to get access to restricted areas, hacking a network to turn ...
KUKA Robots Make Large Black Flags Dance
At the heart of the show are two KUKA robots from the KR QUANTEC series which are painted black. Placed next to one another, the robots make the ...
Phys.Org
Baby steps towards molecular robots
A walking molecule, so small that it cannot be observed directly with a microscope, has been recorded taking its first nanometre-sized steps.
Temple University News
Temple unveils plans for block-long library
The library will include a "robotic text-retrieval system," which is just what it sounds like. Students will order a book online and a crane with a robotic ...
BOOK: Incredible LEGO Technic: Cars, Trucks, Robots & More!
Pawel "Sariel" Kmiec's Incredible LEGO Technic: Cars, Trucks, Robots & More! is an inspiring gallery of amazing LEGO creations. Using the Technic ...
Fox News
Robot pal brings school to ailing student
But 12-year-old Max, who suffers from a chronic gastrointestinal condition that keeps him homebound, takes part in class through a robot that he ...
Robots take Manhattan (for science!)
Back in July -- when temperatures were more forgiving -- I saw a preview of the Robot Swarm that would be landing at the New York City Museum of ...
Materials Handling World Magazine
Top tips for keeping your workforce safe when working alongsiderobots
Darren Whittall, technical manager at FANUC UK, explains why worker safety should be a top priority in all robotic applications and the steps you can ...
Robot Swarm: Nation's Most Innovative Robotics Exhibit Opens at National Museum of ...
Visitors Able to Interact with Dozens of Robots, Gain Understanding of Mathematical Behaviors at One-of-a-Kind, Cutting-Edge Exhibit.
South Park's Cornerstone Christian takes 1st at robotics competition
A small, Christian private school in South Park won top honors in a national robotics competition last weekend, officials said. Cornerstone Christian ...
InformationWeek
Can Google's ReCAPTCHA Swat The Bots?
When we talk about robots taking over, we tend to think of science fiction scenarios of gleaming cyborgs wiping out mankind with high-powered ...
Newsweek
Google CEO: Fears About Artificial Intelligence are 'Misguided'
Google chief executive Eric Schmidt says fears over artificial intelligence and robotsreplacing humans in jobs are “misguided”. In fact the CEO of one ...
iDigitalTimes.com
Top 10 Consumer Trends Of 2015: Ericsson Report Shows Smartphone Wallets, Domestic Robots ...
The report also shows that consumers are more comfortable with the idea of domestic robots, smarthome and futuristic tech like mind sharing. Finally ...
WUFT
Wow factor is key at Robot Demo Day
Chien-Po Wang tinkers with his robot called Picker-Picker in preparation of arobotics demonstration at the University of Florida engineering building ...
Types of Website Security
Hackers can create robots that can enact malicious attacks on your site by posing as humans. Some of those attacks include making comments and ...
Girl Dominators win at regional qualifier
Teams of up to 10 students work together during the season on programming Lego robots to complete a variety of tasks. The work is overseen by an ...
mysouthborough
4th-8th graders to compete in Lego robotics qualifier this Saturday
This weekend, you can see robotics in action at the high school. But it won't be the Algonquin team's robots in motion. This Saturday is all about the ...
BBC News
Abenomics is put to the vote
Japan is investing heavily in robotics and artificial intelligence. Robots can now do more than repetitive tasks like assemble cars, such as interacting ...
Daily Mail
Last year, the 12-year-old missed over 100 days of school due to a chronic illness
One of the robots is being used by a little girl with a compromised immune system, who now gets to attend kindergarten and socialize with children her ...
Springboro students take robotics to the next level
The robots are created and programed by these students who spend at least 4 months crafting every turn, every throw and every loop made by the ...
Hooray, That Awesome Cyberpunk Game Is Back From The Dead
There are no humans and perhaps never was. But some aspects of the world ("anatomy" of certain robots, a kind of "alphabet," architecture, etc) make ...

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