Tuesday, May 9, 2017

SUNDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW

NEWS    5/7/2017
The big issue: robots will only be a danger when used for malign ends. Artificial intelligence is ... C-3PO and R2-D2 were benign robots in Star Wars.
Dinosaurs, dry ice, robots and video games captured the imaginations of hundreds of children at the Giant Science & Technology Expo at Cashman ...
These may seem like odd questions for a for-profit technology firm to explore, but they relate directly to one of Y Combinator's other interests: robots.
Nearly half of Scottish jobs could be done by machines in just over a decade, it has been warned. New research has found that 46% of jobs - about 1.2 ...
Electronic circuits can shoot faster than nerves and muscles can pull a trigger. Humans still outperform armed robots in knowing what to shoot at — but ...
What if your closest friends are a set of extremely advanced robots? How would you know? Hank introduces the Turing Test, an assessment to ...
In a nice reminder that not every harbinger of the coming Robot Apocalypse has to be all murderbots and terror, The Economist has a new feature this ...
Two weeks ago, I wrote in a column headlined "Please stop saying I'll be replaced by a robot" that fears over machines making humans redundant ...
Silver robots, rescued greyhounds and babes in strollers joined the 36th annual Human Race, a jubilant Sonoma County fundraising event that mixes ...
These robots can really benefit travelers who are first-timers and those who are elderly. In Japan, they created robots designed to take care of the ...
You might recall a couple of weeks back when we learned that the Russians now have honest to goodness bipedal robots utilizing Artificial ...
North American robotics companies posted record orders and shipments in Q1 2017, according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, ...
Now, experts are sounding urgent alarms about robotics and artificial intelligence eliminating 38 percent of today's jobs in the next 15 years, according ...
From 2010 to 2016, according to a white paper for the Association for Advancing Automation, 136,748 robots were shipped to U.S. customers, the ...
Researchers believe their surgery-assisting robot is capable of performing complex brain surgeries. The machine can reduce the time of surgeries by ...
In 2015, MegaBots, a US-based robotics company which makes gladiator robots, challenged Japanese robot Kuratas to a duel. The fight is scheduled ...
From the toyline for Transformers: Robots in Disguise season 3 - aka Combiner Force - we have out first image of the 5-pack Combiner Team for ...
Students at Fillmore Elementary School in Stockton operate remote control robots to move objects around a ring. CLIFFORD OTO/THE RECORD.
A surge of violence against robots has taken place recently such as the case of a drunk man who attacked an armless robot this month. Find out why ...
The chatbot signals the approach of an era of sophisticated human-robot interactions - although perhaps not quite as sophisticated (or sinister) as that ...
The image of a future where all financial advisers have been replaced by robots is far-fetched, though, with Norwood pointing out that worries about ...
Pre-orders will be available for Mayan Death Robots: Arena starting on May 10th. Pre-order the game right here for €6.99 or your regional equivalent ...
Viewed through that lens, everything from transhuman artificial life cyborgs to anthropomorphic robots to humanoid androids to posthuman digital ...
Science fiction stories have long promised us a future where robots do the menial tasks for us. While we're a long way from that living out that vision of ...
Made In Space, Inc. is known as the company behind the 3D printers on board the International Space Station. Astronauts have used the startup's AMF ...
SMG Studio has announced that their multiplayer puzzle game about cooperation, communication and robot explosions, Death Squared, will soon see ...
Students at Saint Bartholomew in East Brunswick, New Jersey share the classrooms with a robot called VGo. The robot enabled 13-year-old Tyler ...
Thanks to a company on Rangeway Road, robots can now perform these low-level tasks, helping growers around the country run more efficient ...
As per a MarketWatch report, 3 Tesla producing centers throughout the United States will soon begin checking out the company's innovative robotics ...
A student from Four Rivers Career Center operates the team's Whipflash robot during a battle with a robot from another school Saturday, April 22, ...
Parking Robots Global Parking Robots Market Research Report 2017 to 2021 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting ...
While robotic games were the centerpiece of a world competition states away, Notre Dame students found several fringe benefits. Notre Dame robotics ...
Students from the York Country Day School's Cyber Hounds robotics team will ... York Country Day seventh-grader Elan Azriel lines up a robot while ...
One-inch sized robots, the width of a quarter called “Ozobots” set poised on sheets of wide ruled paper with colored code drawn onto them ready to do ...
In the world of competitive high school robotics, the word “dynasty” probably doesn't get thrown around as much as it does in the competitive sports ...
But this battle is more like a scene from Transformers, where robots go head to head. The world's biggest robotics competition, RoboMasters, will be ...
Teams from two colleges in Minnesota and one university in North Dakota are building drones in preparation for an international robotics competition.
In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Pottermore, is launching an interactive Wizarding ...
The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' acting challenges always separates the weak from the strong. Season 9 is no different as the competitors face off in ...
It's been just over a month since audiences were treated to the April Fools's “non-prank” season 3 premiere episode of Rick and Morty. But since then ...
After being criticized for the lack of marketing, things have picked up for 'Wonder Woman' recently. With plenty of trailers and TV spots to go around, ...
Although other commitments won't allow him to do it, Guy Ritchie has expressed interest in directing Warner Bros.' Suicide Squad 2 – he shared this ...
Injustice 2 is adding Starfire, Red Hood, and Sub-Zero as DLC characters, as confirmed by the game's Youtube page.
That's what Utah-based robotics company Sarcos has developed with Guardian S, a rugged, waterproof snakebot that's capable of shimmying across ...
Robots took over the Illinois State Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon, but it's not how you'd think. Saturday in the Orr Building, more than 500 students ...
Robots are always interesting to keep an eye on, especially when some of them may not exactly perform as one would expect. A new biped robot, ...
CHICAGO - Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he's "vacillating" on the idea of using "robot" umpires to call balls and strikes after a week in which he ...
A system analyst by profession, with a passion for robotics and programming, Cheesman has a proven track record of co-ordinator and facilitating ...
However, a team of researchers have designed a 'robot bridge inspector' that is said to cut down on the costs for inspections and is able to thoroughly ...

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