Sunday, March 26, 2017

SATURDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  3/25/2017
Your next food order could be delivered by a robot. DoorDash is running a pilot program in Redwood City, California, using Starship robots to deliver ...
Modern consumers crave touchscreens, but the screens' brittle fragility is their downfall. In order for sensors to cover anything larger — like a robot ...
That's why his robot doesn't really have them. But feet or no feet, a little robot like Hurst's Oregon-designed robot, Cassie, may soon be your mailman, ...
Robots running a muck is a common theme in science fiction. When it comes to autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in warehouses, the concern is ...
Legend has it, according to artist Derek Gores and his pals, that robots don't particularly care for humans. They are, however, lacking in love, a natural ...
Creating drinks for robotic bartenders to serve is, it seems, very different from creating drinks for human bartenders. “Yes, of course it was,” said ...
TOKYO — Construction sites in Japan are enjoying a wave of automation amid an increasing shortage of labourers, with the introduction of robots to ...
Only decades ago were robots merely a figment of science fiction and, although their film and television depictions are not necessarily accurate, they ...
Paranoid for Jesus: Gullible Christian conservatives worry the military is developing an army of flesh-eating robots. Right Wing Watch reports Rick ...
Despite endless headlines around so-called "robot anxiety" - and a recent US study that suggested half of US jobs could be automated by technology ...
Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots — but Americans should be particularly worried. Thirty-eight percent of ...
Starship Technologies' delivery robots, which can be found traveling the sidewalks of Washington, D.C., get smarter the more they drive - learning ...
It has been developed as a customer services robot to help in shopping centres. It will greet shoppers and guide them to wherever they want to go.
When the strawberry picking season begins in May there will be a few new arrivals competing with the eastern European workers: robots.
A new scene on the Autopia ride at Disneyland features the robotic character of "ASIMO" Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) on a camping road trip ...
Here's where the robots come in. Perhaps you'll be familiar with food bots, which we've been covering for the last few months. But if not, here's the ...
It's been estimated that over a third of all jobs could be lost through automation from robots and artificial intelligences over the next 20 years.
Designers and manufacturers of Russian robotic systems have presented about a hundred new robots that are expected to enter service in the ...
Real Doll has been one of the biggest silicone sex doll manufacturers in the world for the last 20 years. Boasting the Ferrari of sex dolls with a price tag ...
A new cell service called Resistbot is exciting activists. It launched earlier this month but has picked up traction this week as people aim to pressure ...
And what Ripcord does is run a growing factory floor populated by robots, designed to scan, store, and index tremendous piles of paper for later ...
Dougherty High School's TroTek Warriors make adjustments to their machines Friday prior to the start of FIRST Robotics Peachtree District Qualifier ...
Canyon View Junior High's Jonah Dickerson is assisted by Hailey Bischoff at the robot repair station during an underwater robotics competition on ...
Erik Brynjolfsson, a professor of economics at MIT, discusses Bill Gates' proposal to tax robots, job automation and the future of the labor market with ...
Children are getting into fights at the Claude Robillard Arena, and the girls are showing off a lot of power. Students -- some as young as six years old ...
What do you do when you're a student and you want to compete in robotics competitions — and you're blind? Well, you go to the dark side, of course.
Robots are already highly useful for industry—and increasingly so for consumers in a variety of ways. Today's robots are adept at doing the same thing ...
A team of MIT researchers has developed a new technique to defend against hostile takeovers of multi-robot systems. The technique defends against ...
The Science Museum in London opened a new exhibit, 'Robots', last month and it will remain open until September 3rd. The exhibit has a wide range ...
The machine uprising is, apparently, happening as we speak. A new report says that as much as 38% of American jobs are in danger of being taken ...
According to columnist Ted R. Bromund, “Taxes are not the cure . . . taxes are the disease” [“Bill Gates takes aim at the robots,” Opinion, March 12].
There's little doubt that geeks like us love robots. We love building them, and it's great to see what they can do. Combine robots with a steamworks ...

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