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 ...

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