Thursday, February 25, 2016

THURSDAY BLAST ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Quartz
Boston Dynamics, the robotics subsidiary of Alphabet, released a video today (Feb. 23) showing off a new version of its human-shaped Atlas robot.
Washington Post
In fact, there is a kind of zombie deer roaming the American wilderness, along withrobot elk, bears, turkeys, foxes, and wolves, The Washington Post ...
ZDNet
A Japanese company is opening the first farm run almost entirely by robots. Spread, a sustainable vegetable producer, plans to allocate almost all of ...
Huffington Post
Wage earners who receive up to $40 in hourly pay face a 31 percent chance they'll be replaced by robots, while workers who are paid more than $40 ...
The Guardian
Video footage of Boston Dynamics' new Atlas robot has left Twitter in awe of our newrobot overlords; but how much of these videos should we take at ...
The Boston Globe
That's what the advancing fields of robotics and AI represent to those final two engines of nonroutine work because, for the first time, we are ...
Robots can't deal with the degree of individualization and the many variants that we have today,” Markus Schaefer, the German automaker's head of ...
San Antonio Business Journal
Alan Krapf, president of USAA Property and Casualty Insurance Group, is retiring and the search is on to identify internal and external candidates for ...
Daily Signal
From the earliest days of the Industrial Revolution, the tasks that comprise a job have evolved to take advantage of the available technology. (Photo: ...
Birmingham Mail
Up to 11 million British jobs will be lost to ROBOTS, Labour MP Tom Watson has warned. The Black Country MP, who is Labour's Deputy Leader, said ...
New Scientist
Building robots is so hard that they're still far from affordable as kitchen helpers. But a new way to make them is emerging. When a team at the ...
Silicon Hills News
Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at UT Austin talks with Andrea Thomaz, who teaches computer engineering and founded Diligent Droids, ...
Daily Illini
University alumnus and CEO of Dash Robotics Nick Kohut co-founded the company in 2013 with two of his former University of California Berkeley ...
E&T magazine
Autonomous underwater robots that can make decisions in real time based on their surroundings could unlock the key to deep-sea exploration.
Universal Robots' recently published financial statements leave no doubt as to the enormous growth potential of the robot industry. With revenue ...
Fortune
On Wednesday, a report by International Data Corporation said worldwide spending on robotics and related services will hit $135.4 billion in 2019.
ECNmag.com
FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) – For grades 4-8, this competition challenges kids to develop LEGO®-based robots to perform autonomous “missions” on ...
Harborcountry News
NEW BUFFALO — The robots are coming, and getting them ready for FIRSTRobotics competitions has kept two teams of local high school students ...
evertiq.com
Universal Robots' recently published financial statements leave no doubt as to the enormous growth potential of the robot industry. The Danish ...
New York Times
The findings provoked lots of worried news reports about robots stealing jobs. The study looked at 702 occupations, using data from the Department of ...
Washington Post
robot's nimble steps in a snowy forest have wowed the world's robotics industry. Boston Dynamics, the secretive, Google-owned company, released ...
The National Law Review
Readers of Isaac Asimov will immediately think of the three laws of robotics, but 21st Century workplaces are nowhere near ensuring that robots ...
Popular Science
Evolution goes like this: cockroach, octopus, robot swarm. At least, that's the rough impression I got after talking to James Crowder, a Raytheon ...
Digital Trends
Billed as your Kids' first robot, Vortex is cute, customizable, and fully programmable. This is a creative toy with real STEM (Science, Technology, Math ...
The Daily Star
There are some celebrated and traditional anime elements most people know about, like giant robots. They are such an iconic part of anime that they ...
Hunters kill at least as many animals illegally as they do legally — and with busy and underfunded wildlife law enforcement, anti-poaching teams can ...
Arkansas Online
Are robots taking over the world? That's debatable, but it will certainly be true Saturday at North Little Rock's Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, host ...
Khaleej Times
interactive workshops give students the opportunity to learn more about science, including soundwaves through time and the mechanism of robotics.
Plymouth Herald
A PUBLIC debate is to be held in Plymouth on whether people will lose their jobs torobots as it emerges the city is one of the most likely to be effected ...
SW News Media
Talon Robotics and other FIRST Robotics Competition high school teams have been in the process of constructing their robots for this year's season.
Hackaday
rosie “This is the year of the general purpose home robot!” “2016 is going to be forrobots like 1976 was for the home computer!” The problem with ...
International Business Times AU
Australia would be a good place to test experiments with automated robotic mines before it is implemented outside Earth. Local deserts could host the ...

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