Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MONDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   3/13/2017
A tax on robots is one of those ideas that sounds attractive, and when it's put forward by someone with the credibility of Bill Gates, as it was in a recent ...
(NBC News) - In labs around the world, robots are sprouting legs. Engineers are fine-tuning their abilities to walk, climb, and stay balanced so they can ...
Robots can conduct surgery, pacemakers can help regulate a person's heartbeat, and now soon, robots you eat may start crawling around inside your ...
The 2012 movie Robot & Frank described a "near future" that would allow us to spend our golden years living "co-dependently independently," fulfilled ...
Many manufacturing jobs have been replaced by robots. Meanwhile, drivers are on their way to being displaced by driverless cars, tax professionals ...
Autonomous robots are already delivering takeaways, thanks to startup Starship, with a little human assistance. Co-founder Ahti Heinla explains why ...
Robotics more than anything has been crucial as a factor towards this end. Scientists from Al laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and a very smart and rich man, has an idea: tax robots who take jobs that people used to do. Interesting idea.
B-R's Nick Autges, center, of team "TJ2" runs the during a robotics competition on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High ...
That's the finding of a recent study that had 56 undergraduate students rate their feelings toward humanlike service robots. Half of the group watched ...
Construction sites in Japan are enjoying a wave of automation amid an increasing shortage of laborers with the introduction of robots to do the heavy ...
Robots will soon be teaching and assisting kids across several schools in the UAE. ATLAB, a technology-based learning solutions company, has ...
Cupertino tech giant Apple introduced a new robot Liam sometime last year. The company said the robot's sole job was to destroy iPhone devices in a ...
You've probably heard that 2017 is the year marketers are expected to overtake IT in technology spending. Gartner predicted this in back in 2012 ...
My wife and I have had this discussion, during obviously idle moments, about the best way to speak to Siri, the personal digital assistant on our ...
Is the future really going to be filled with robots? Anybody remembers the films Bicentennial Man and I, Robot? Yep, that kind of future. Robots with full ...
Google is seeking to give its artificial intelligence system a key role in controlling Britain's power network. The tech giant's machine learning business ...
Over the next 5 years, researchers will develop prototype robots with improved power, sensing, communications and processing power that will be ...
Student teams from 12 states and Mexico were in Little Rock on Saturday to compete in a Regional Robotics Competition. The teams are vying for an ...
"After a huge effort like on Wednesday, with all the adrenaline and excitement, it's tougher to compete," said Pique. "We weren't able to play our game ...
Doug Brannan of Globe, Arizona is an artist who seven years ago, left a full-time career in the broadcast industry to pursue his passion. (Source: ...
Robots may not be putting their human counterparts out to pasture just yet, but they are becoming increasingly useful tools for the modern farmer.
An upgraded Queensland Police Service robot has been implemented to improve community and officer safety. In 2011, the prototype was built by ...
What's creepier than adults dressed up in giant cartoon character costumes? That's right, robots dressed up in the same gear. Well, that's the techy, ...
This concern is becoming so pervasive that none other than Bill Gates recently proposed that companies using robots should have to pay taxes on the ...
Robots, cloud software and artificial intelligence are all things that accountants fear will make them irrelevant. But the truth is the real future of ...
STONY BROOK, N.Y. & FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), a leading developer and manufacturer of ...
BluHaptics' technology lets pilots operate underwater robots using equipment that resembles a gaming controller. (Courtesy of BluHaptics).
Apple's 'Liam' production robots are now in operation across California and the Netherlands, breaking down 1.2 million iPhone 6 devices annually.
Robot combat is actually a fairly mature sport compared to some of the relatively new sports technology competitions that have emerged in the last few ...
As report in Sputnik News, a team of researchers at the University of Manchester in Great Britain has been awarded a grant by the UK Engineering ...
I believe multinational cooperation with the latest robotic exploration probes can harvest much more knowledge and popular enthusiasm than sending ...
Erica Hewitt and Erin Hewitt, from left, hold onto teammate Shannon Ferguson as Ferguson handles a robot as part of team practice for Hopewell High ...
After making the robot out of LEGO, the year six pupils from Golden Valley Primary School had to work out different calculations and so they could ...
Special to the Tribune Chronicle Tyler March, a senior at Harding High School and a member of the FIRST Robotics Team 48, Delphi E.L.I.T.E., ...
Back in 2012, the U.S. Navy made history when, for the first time, a robot ship fired missiles. The robot ship used in the joint American-Israeli project ...
Submitted Photo Pine Valley and Sherman students assembled a Mars Rover-esque robot, that can climb terrain, pick up objects and deliver them to ...
Disney has provided an insight into the future of its theme parks, where robotic versions of its iconic characters could soon walk among guests.
In this report, the global Surgical Robots for the Spine market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end ...
ROBOTS are coming to take our jobs and are expected to replace two in every five SA workers over the next decade, according to a major report from ...
Cobots (collaborative robots) are designed not to replace human workers, but to assist and work with them collaboratively within a shared work space.
STEAM PUNK ROBOTICS: Lithgow High School's Brydie Zorz, Caleb Edwards, Zach Fullgrabe, Mr Dingle, Austyn Lincoln, principal Ann Caro, Tom ...
If there's a Doomsday Clock for mankind being annihilated by violent robots, it just moved a lot closer to midnight thanks to a wildly dangerous ...
Curexo Inc., an importer of surgical robots of South Korea, has agreed to acquire Hyundai Heavy Industries' medical robotics business for 11.1 billion ...
The floor unit for Hilton Head Island's robotics team are shown in Myrtle Beach. Kneeling are Bryan Velazquez and Frank Delong; standing are ...
Two weeks ago, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take first. Last week, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take last. Both previous essays ...
Flux loT co-founders Amichai Yifrach (right) and Karin Kloosterman sit last month in a pop-up plastic greenhouse where their robot Eddy is being ..
No sooner had I pressed the publish button when up popped a story on my computer listing the five occupations most likely to be replaced by robots in ...

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