Monday, November 30, 2015

MONDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS
According to the True Companion website, their sex robots are built with artificial intelligence, which means they “can hear what you say, speak, feel ...
CNBC
We shouldn't be fearing the “rise of the robots” but rather embracing it, according to the latest research from U.K. banking giant Barclays. Investing in ...
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Rachel Denny Clow/Caller-Times Ryan Lopez (left), 16, and Alex Kimmel, 15, buildrobots in their class at St. John Paul II High School on Nov. 5.
WIRED
Last December, Amazon gave the public a rare look into the cutting-edge tech that helps it handle the constant deluge of online orders: its robots.
R & D Magazine
“Future robots will need mechanisms to determine when and how it is best to reject directives that it receives from interlocutors,” write researchers ...
The Ellis Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade robotics teams showed off their robots to members of the Neveln First Lego League last Monday.
Yibada (English Edition)
Grabbing massive attention among the countless robots was Geminoid F, a realistic-looking female robot with rubber skin that can speak, sing and act.
PR Week
The robots are coming! At least to the journalism industry - specifically earnings and crime reporting. Software systems, such as Wordsmith, are writing ...
Irish Examiner
The good news is that less people are dying in car crashes. The bad news is that distracted driving from fiddling with digital devices is responsible for ...
MoneyWeek
It struck me the other day that there's one white collar profession where we've already seen highly competent robots doing a much better job than most ...
The Independent
Investing in robots would create more, not fewer, jobs for the UK's embattled manufacturing industry, according to research from Barclays.
CBC.ca
If you're looking for great gifts for kids, or maybe you're a big kid looking for yourself, ParentsCanada magazine has some suggestions. Editor Janice ...
Himalayan Times
Robotics Association Nepal (RAN) is organising its fourth edition of National Robotics Competition (NRC) on December 19 at Rajdal, Nepal Army ...
3News NZ
Christmas is looming, Santa's lists are underway and many parents will have begun trying to figure out what the most popular presents are.
iTech Post
Kinetik and Federation Internationale de l'Automobile will be organizing a race that will feature robot drivers. The French driving federation will be ...
Ventures Africa
Now an alumnus of OAU, Balogun launched Project 10,000 Kids a few months ago, with the aim to teach Nigerian schoolchildren to build robots.
Essential Retail
The Bank of England's chief economist recently warned that the labour market could be set for a significant squeeze due to the advent of technology ...
Also, it has certain advances such as high speed, ruggedness, and durability; therefore, it is preferred by industries, such as electronics and electrical ...
The rapid expansion of China's high-speed rail network in recent years has spurred the usage of automated launching gantries for bridge construction.
Controlled Environments Magazine
Engineers have developed “invisible wires,” which they say can improve solar cell efficiency. They have discovered a way to make the electrical wiring ...
iTech Post
Reckless pulsars--spinning searchlights in space--might tear themselves apart if they whirled too fast, but ripples in the cosmic fabric first predicted by ...
iTech Post
Chinese multinational tech giant Lenovo has been one of the biggest driving forces that push the PC market forward, but its name isn't tied to gaming ...
iTech Post
An Apple iphone 6 is in this photo illustration in Encinitas , California. The new Apple models expected to launch soon will feature improved built-in ...
Jerusalem Post Israel News
However, Wolf downplays the idea that the world will soon witness a “Terminator” situation with independently-operating robots taking over for ...
Robohub
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with Stefan Williams of the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Marine Systems Group.
Co.Exist
Robots are also still a long way from being smart enough to know when they need to turn around to check the road. "Humans can do this because of ...
Techworm
Recently, researchers from Tufts University in Massachusetts are training robots to understand the same sensation of human beings when making a ...
Wall Street Journal
In cases where older people simply can't do the job or aren't available, Japanese manufacturers are turning to robots, which help them keep costs ...
MIT Technology Review
Brain control becomes a more practical way to control robots when the ... However, Leeb says, his shared control system for robots won't be heading ...
The News Herald
The robot has a little girl's face, her soft voice. It comes to life on weekday mornings at Peyton Walton's elementary school in Maryland, attending her ...
NDTV
Meet Spencer, the newest employee at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, and the latest in a growing global group of robots being dispatched to deal with ...
ExtremeTech
One point that Fallout 3, New Vegas, and Fallout 4 all make is that the robots in the game that still function are often quite confused. They patrol ruins ...
BetaBoston
With two weeks to go the campaign is $21,000 over its $50,000 target goal, and the company expects to ship the first order of robots by May 2016.
Tech Times
... made the discovery after an experiment on human responses found that there were similar immediate empathy levels to both humans and robots.
It was a full day of panels, starring real live humans, but accompanied along the way by on-site robots, interactive displays, and virtual-reality headsets ...
The North Bay Nugget
Ellis said rookie teams often don't fulfil all the components of the competition and do a minimal job on the construction of their robots. But that wasn't ...
Examiner.com
Robot Overlords Trailer - The adults lost the war and now the kids must save the world! Robots rule the streets and the people are locked in their ...
NorthJersey.com
The robots moved as much of the debris as they could and completed a range of other tasks. Students operated game controllers hooked up to a ...