Sunday, January 15, 2017

SUNDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 1/15/2017
Here's a fun way to spend a long weekend: Contemplating whether you'll be replaced by a robot. Employers could feasibly swap out machines, using ...
-Messenger photo by Hans Madsen Dave Karisa, 16, of Fort Dodge, at left, along with his Robotics teammate Daniel Winkler, 16, are encoured to give ...
In 1942, prolific author Isaac Asimov published a short story called “Runaround,” in which two characters named Powell and Donovan, along with their ...
Robots have held a certain fascination ever since they were first introduced as a concept in the 1920 play R.U.R., by Karel Čapek (Karel's brother ...
PORTSMOUTH - A local technology startup company is staking a claim in what one of its officers is calling "socially engaged robots." ChartaCloud ...
In northern Germany's Hamburg, people are getting a taste of the future with delivery robots roaming the streets in the country's first pilot project to ...
ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – Students from across the Capital Region put their tech-knowledge to the test, building robots for the 4th annual tech ...
A woman has revealed in detail what it is like to sleep with a male sex doll. Sex columnist Karley Sciortino, 31, gave her review of her 20-minute ...
It was after their first run on the robot playing field Saturday, and the Black Squirrels of Kingsley-Pierson Middle School needed to strategize before ...
As seen in the Jan. 10 mid-season premiere of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” an android with artificial intelligence named Aida has become self-aware.
A battle of the robots Saturday as middle and high schooler's from across the state competed in Traverse City. Saturday was the fourth annual VEX ...
Davos is preparing to welcome this year's crop of politicians, economists and businesspeople. Photograph: Walter Bibikow/Getty Images.
Teams were also challenged to design, build and program autonomous robots using LEGO Mindstorms software. At the Jan. 14 event, the robots ...
BRYAN, Tx. - (KBTX) More than 100 kids from the Brazos Valley built robots and put them to the test Saturday. For the first year, the city of Bryan had ...
You'd think that any big Titanfall 2 update would revolve around the game's namesake robots, but no -- Respawn wants on-foot action to be the focus ...
It was for the sixth-annual 'First Tech' robotics competition. Students spend months designing and programming their robots. The robots compete in ...
From the minds that brought you such delights as Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater, The Behemoth are finally launching their mad cap strategy ...
Among the elderly, Alzheimer's disease is particularly rampant, which makes social robotics a particularly attractive emerging field of research, given ...
A new report titled The Future of Sex says celebs will be selling “robotic replicas” of themselves sometime in the next 16 years as technological ...
In true Terminator style, the machines are taking over - we just haven't noticed it yet. But unlike in the Armageddon flick, robots are serving travellers ...
But the main beneficiaries of this shift back to the US aren't saying much by way of celebration -- industrial robots don't tend to speak.
FIRST SteamWorks is the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition. As the 26th year running, the challenges and twists have increased. For the first time ...
Sex robots have also been an addition to this phenomenon as robots with functioning genitalia and those that resemble celebrities have led experts to ...
But the main beneficiaries of this shift back to the US aren't saying much by way of celebration — industrial robots don't tend to speak.
Coop Himmeb(l)au is working on two projects - another museum and a multifunctional centre, both in Austria - which will use construction robots ...
A picture shows a robot which grabs medicines in the pharmacy of a ... Dubai: The UAE has launched its first "robot pharmacy" where robots will ...
Consumers in Beijing can now order their Kentucky Fried Chicken without interacting with a single human, at the restaurant chain's first artificial ..
A new nonprofit run by Carnegie Mellon University will receive more than $250 million for a new robotics institute in Pittsburgh dubbed the Advanced ...
Bennett explains that his character visits a robot factory in one scene to get “all of the Hot Robots to harness their boob energy.” Mooney muses ...
A startup company that develops ground-based, autonomous delivery robots or “ground drones” has secured $17.2 million in a funding round led by ...
The students have been working together for months to build and program robots that navigate across a LEGO playing field to complete tasks.
But as robots become better and more sophisticated, PwC economists expect their impact to gradually permeate more industries – including the ...
London. MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale ...
The World Economic Forum predicts that 5 million U.S. jobs will we be taken over by robots by 2020, and The White House estimates that 83% of jobs ...
Saturday, students in Hamilton County competed in the First Lego League Robotics TVA regional competition at Red Bank Middle School.
“Don't Think it … Don't Say it … and if you know what's good for you ..Don't Watch it.” This should have been the mantra that the three most important ...
An Empire droid is brought on base, which transforms into a hell of a killer robot. Zeb, AP-5, and Chopper then come up with a plan to stop him and ...
Local high school students are competing to see who can design and build the best robot at Francis Lewis High School in Fresh Meadows. Forty-eight ...
Panasonic has built an Autonomous Delivery System robot, called HOSPI. The robot has been designed mainly to serve people so that it can provide ...
At MIT, a management robot is learning to run an entire factory, and to give complex orders to workers (fellow robots of course). They have also ...
What they probably wouldn't mention and yet, what they ought to mention are robots. Specifically, the artificially intelligent, “helping” robot devices that ...
The trailer showcases the heroine Aloy amidst a wrecked, gloomy post-apocalyptic world where evil warriors control the globe's robots.
"I'm actually going into STEM so I want to be an engineer maybe, so this really does help me out with how to work with robots and stuff," Nguyen said.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Hundreds of students from the Tennessee Valley and North Georgia are putting their robotics skills to the test.
Cineplex recently chatted with Ben Affleck about the upcoming Justice League film and how its tone is different from previous DC Extended Universe ...
The smiles and excitement grew as children as young as 5 and teenagers took their turns operating robotic machines at the Warren-Trumbull County ...
Ramat Gan-based Intuition Robotics unveiled Elli•Q, its prototype for a robotic companion for the elderly. (photo credit:INTUITION ROBOTICS).
For years now, AGDQ has featured a block where TASBot (the Tool-Assisted Speedrun Robot) performs literally superhuman feats on classic consoles ...

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