Thursday, March 30, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/30/2017
Robots and artificial intelligence are going to pose a major threat to jobs in the coming years, Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots: Technology ...
Researchers at NC State University have created several soft robot devices that make use of a fundamental advance in controlling soft robots.
It was only a matter of time until the robots came for your knees. This month, doctors at St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Mercy Health used a new tool, ...
When Amazon acquired Kiva Systems in 2012, other retailers and third-party fulfillment centers panicked. The e-commerce giants took Kiva's robots off ...
A team of engineering researchers has made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate ...
In some industries, the robot revolution is already here. The Associated Press already employs robots to write stories, and major retailers have started ...
The plants grow through a network of sensors, computers and 3D-printed robotic nodes that are connected to each other and constantly monitor the ...
Yet as robots grow more nimble, humans look increasingly vulnerable. A new working paper concludes that between 1990 and 2007, each industrial ...
To really help US workers, we should invest in robots ... At present, robots are good only at highly repetitive tasks in structured environments. They are ...
One of the major impacts of climate change in the coming years will be a shift in how and where we grow our food. With rising temperatures and ...
NASA may have equipped its Mars Curiosity rover with an impressive array of scientific instruments, but the robot attaché's size and $2.5-billion price ...
Their paper put some real numbers to the question of how many people robots have displaced from 1990 to 2007: “one more robot reduces aggregate ...
Every morning, I read yet another article or blog or tweet about the resurgence – or not – of US manufacturing and the potential – or not – for good jobs ...
Fast food remains popular, but one prominent CEO predicts that within the next decade, more work in fast food restaurants will be taken over by robots.
Most of us are aware of the lionfish's venomous reputation – its ability to multiply like crazy, gobble up numerous crustaceans and fish, and swim ...
HARTLAND, Mich. (WXYZ) - They attend each other sports events, host sleepovers, and whip the boys' butts when it comes robotics. The Pink Eagles ...
Matthew Bush, COO and co-founder of Hirebotics, a Franklin, Tennessee-based company that rents collaborative robots, will be giving a presentation ...
Forbes claims that this new trend is leading up to full-on sex-robots: "The sex dolls brothel is the first public display of a fast-growing trend as ...
A group called Robots in Service of the Environment, or RISE, said it has created a robot that will help to eliminate these zebra-striped invasives, ...
Today's Sh*t Happened is brought to you by Skynet. Skynet: What could possibly go wrong? First, some good news: The robotics team from Tarpon's ...

THURSDAY TRANSHUMANISM NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  3/30/2017
If you answered any of those questions with an enthusiastic “Yes”, you qualify for membership of the secular religion known as transhumanism, the ...
Transhumanist Rich Lee currently has five implants in his body meant to enhance the way he experiences and interacts with the world. While they may ...

THURSDAY ERIC SCHMIDT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  3/30/2017

That's how Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt felt once, too, until he began working with the late Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley's legendary executive ...
... the work explores the consequences of the new digital age in conversation with leaders including Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, Eric Schmidt, CEO ...
In 2015, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, was quoted as telling a tech conference in Beijing that the company ...
Back in 2014, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt envisioned massive disruption in the workforce—and the concept of nine-to-five work—because of ...
According to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, every 2 days, as much information is created as was created from the dawn of civilization up to 2003.

THURSDAY 3D PRINTING NEWS REVIEW

NEWS  3/30/2017
PolyJet 3D printing can produce multi-material prototypes that combine both rigid and elastomeric materials. This works well for developing medical ...
The future of 3D printing is a series of thought leadership articles written by additive manufacturing experts and 3D printing industry insiders. For more ...
Researchers in the departments of Mechanical, and Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield in the UK, have demonstrated an ...
In this edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced, we feature: BAE Systems, Bloodhound SSC, Air Force Institute of Technology, Concept Laser, ...
The UAE's second largest airline Etihad Airways, has displayed what is tipped to be the region's “first 3D printed aircraft interior part“. 3D printed plastic ...
It's a new course, and students are diving into the world of 3D printing by building tiny bridges and board game pieces. Eventually, they'll create their ...
Clariant uses 3D printing in both the testing and R&D areas, and plans to increase use of the technology in testing, with the goal being the eventual ...
Dinsmore is resolutely all about the customer-focussed approach, as is declared in its mission statement that it's “not an automated 3D printer”.
Kent State University (KSU), Ohio, has awarded its Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2016 season with a metal 3D printed trophy. Footballer Nick ...
Although metal 3D printing may seem like a new technology, it's been around since the 1980's, and used chiefly in production of high value, highly ...
For the heat treatment, HTPLA 3D printed objects are baked in an oven at approximately 100 °C. Baking time ranges from a few minutes to an hour, ...
The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is no newcomer to 3D printing; the school has been using the ...
In what could be a leap forward for 3D printing, two Japanese researchers have discovered a way to apply solvent selectively to rough areas of resin ...
Gif shows the 3D printed rotaxane polymer expanding to “lift” weight upon addition to water. Clip from Supporting Information of Ring Shuttling ...
In today's world, however, industrial level 3D printing, known as additive manufacturing and advanced CNC machining allow manufacturers to ...
German medical technology company Mecuris has been granted CE certification for their 3D printed prosthesis and can now bring the product to ...
With conventional design software for 3D printing, users must design structures in terms of discrete segments, each made of a single material.
One of the many things we love about 3D printing technologies is its undeniable capacity to bring happiness and joy to people in unusual ways.
Russian construction company Renca, has developed an eco-friendly cement for 3D printing. According to the manufacturers, production of the ...
Many 3D printing technologies involve the use of lasers to produce both metal and plastic parts. If you're familiar with additive manufacturing, you're ...
Last year, Siemens announced that it was officially developing solutions designed for 3D printing with an additive manufacturing (AM) software suite ...
Since September, on earnings call and in interviews with publications such as 3D Printing Industry, VJ has repeated this message. The healthcare ...
EnvisionTEC turns 15 years old this year, and while it has a big celebration planned, the prolific 3D printer manufacturer has no intention of sitting ...
In 2014, HP not only announced their entrance into 3D printing, but also introduced the concept of “blended reality” with the unveiling of the Sprout, ...
Objects created in MakeVR can be exported as an .sab, .stl, or .obj to be subsequently 3D printed. Co-founder and CEO of Sixense, Amir Rubin, ...
ITL has been using a 3D printer for a trial period during this project, and it's not the first time we've seen 3D printing used to make an impact in MRI ...
CRP Group has launched the first thermoplastic elastomer material within its Windform family of materials for professional 3D printing. Windform RL is ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimaker, the leading open source 3D printer manufacturer, announced today a substantial ...
As impressive as many 3D printing developments may be, one area where the technology has faced real limitations is color. Initially only conceivable ...
Stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP) resin 3D printers are no longer just for the super rich. Here are three resin 3D printers you ...
Additive manufacturing or 3D printing has the potential to become the biggest single disruptive phenomenon to impact global industry since assembly ...
A press release earlier this month announced that the wellness company Aetrex Worldwide Inc. acquired the 3D printing footwear startup SOLS, but ...
The “performance professional” brand Ministry of Supply is hoping to set a new tone for retail with its debut today of a 3D robotic knitting machine in ...
New Delhi: EmTech, an emerging technology conference organized by Mint and MIT Technology Review in Delhi on 9-10 March, saw presentations ...
Hong Kong startup Orbi Lab is seeing some early success with the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its Milkshake3D 3D printer. The “top-down” ...
Ability3D has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its innovative Ability1 metal 3D printer. The 3D printer, which allows for the creation of strong, ...
Cricket bats, trainer soles and aeroplane parts are some of the everyday objects that could be built on an industrial scale using 3D printers at a new ...
Researchers at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, have used a modified Prusa i3 3D printer to create thin layers of silica gel which can be ...
Colorado-based Frustum, a developer of functional generative design and topology optimization software, has announced that, as part of the Siemens' ...
Siemens, Strata, and Etihad Airways Engineering are moving briskly along with their plans for the first ever 3D printed aircraft interior. Earlier this year ...
Customized equipment is vital in various sections of military defence. The development of 3D printing gives government, military and defence ...
German auto manufacturer BMW, no stranger to 3D printing technologies, has announced its intention to combine additive manufacturing and virtual ...
This 3D printer uses your phone's screen to do the printing. by Daniel Bean, Circa News. Tuesday, March 28th 2017. This 3D printer uses your ...
In November, Dutch company Builder 3D Printers introduced the Builder Extreme 1500, one of the biggest FDM 3D printers in the world with a print ...
Imari Scarbrough | Anson Record Students with Anson High School's Youth Career-Connect initiative present on the benefits of 3-D printers in the ...
A Toronto-based 3D printing service bureau, however, has come pretty close to replicating the actual look of stained glass – with 3D printed plastic.
3D printers are making waves with customers around the world – but it all hinges on their getting from manufacturers to customers. Some companies ...
When Stephania Stefanakou started 3D printing fashion, nobody else at Ryerson was doing it, she said. Now, the fashion communication graduate ...