Thursday, May 25, 2017

THURSDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS   5/11/2017
Robotics student Gildo Andreoni interacts with a Dexmart robotic hand built at the University of Bologna. Getty Images ...
Most robots are programmed using one of two methods: learning from demonstration, in which they watch a task being done and then replicate it, ...
"Putting this type of 'bionic skin' on surgical robots would give surgeons the ability to actually feel during minimally invasive surgeries, which would ...
The workers, it said, were being replaced by robots powered by AI. 600 other companies in the same city declared they were looking to follow suit.
“Putting this type of 'bionic skin' on surgical robots would give surgeons the ability to actually feel during minimally invasive surgeries, which would ...
Many academics bemoan the often thankless task of reviewing other scholars' research manuscripts before they are published in journals. So what if ...
We think there are certain things robots are very good for. They can keep humans safe. But when it comes to decision making, when it comes to some ...
US Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin remarked earlier this year that automation was “not even on [the Trump administration's] radar screen” as an ...
If you follow China's bold ambition to join the great space powers, it will eventually lead you here, to the neglected eastern edge of steamy Hainan ...
Machines are already writing articles for national newspapers (no, not this article) and the fear is that all jobs will go to robots. Around 40% of jobs will ...
CIMTEC Automation LLC today announced it has been selected as Mobile Industrial Robots' (MiR) distribution partner for collaborative mobile robots ...
Fourth- and fifth-graders formed groups in which they programmed and developed a robot. The students also had to research and design an ...
We always hear that robots are taking jobs. Now a report by the industry-supported Information Technology and Innovation Foundation provides a ...
Most human interactions with robots come from behind a screen. Whether it's fiction or a real-life interaction, rarely are we put face to face with a robot.
The robots are coming. Scrap that. The robots are here. They're taking over jobs and will continue to do so. We shouldn't be surprised and we aren't.
Could you be replaced by a robot? If not today, will automation claim your job--or your children's jobs--within several decades? As anxieties escalate ...
Julia Freeland Fisher is the director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute. She leads a team that educates policymakers and ...
The same phenomenon that has swept through the retail and manufacturing industries in recent decades seemingly looms over government also: the ...
The North American robotics industry had its best first quarter ever in 2017, in terms of both money made and robots sold. A new report published last ...
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a new system that allows people with no coding experience to train robots with ...
We have yet another study that debunks the widespread notion that robots — and other forms of automation, including "artificial intelligence" — will ...
Many readers are familiar with Pixar Animation's endless streak of #1, globally popular computer-animated films. They include Toy Story, Toy Story 2, ...
“Those were liberal Democrats — robots, mind-numbed. They just can't keep up with whether they're supposed to hate Comey or not at this particular ...
The Wahkiakum 4H Robotics club took a field trip to the Wauna Mill to look at their robots on April 28. Older members of the Wahkiakum 4H Robotics ...
A war of words has broken out among commentators over whether robots will create or destroy more American jobs. The more important question is: ...
Worried that robots will someday snatch your job away? People with personality traits such as great interpersonal skills, intelligence and vocational ...
A May 9thNBC News article reported that a robot has performed the first-ever surgery inside the human eye to remove tiny membrane growth on the ...
Never mind robots taking our jobs – they're already taking the place of our friends and family. Dawn breaks over a Japanese suburb. A young man ...
In a Q&A with FTF News, Nick Fry, an industry veteran and consultant, delves into the growing acceptance of robotic process automation (RPA) among ...
At NVIDIA's annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), a whole wave of current and future product announcements were revealed. We caught our ...
The state Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would allow robots to operate on sidewalks and crosswalks. The robots are essentially ...
HOUSTON — Being highly intelligent may take you far in your profession, but having a great personality to boot may take you even farther as ...
The robots are essentially high-tech rolling coolers loaded with sensors that can read the environment. People also can operate them remotely.
Check out this informative new preview for Michael Bay's Transformers: The Last Knight, charging through history and revealing how these robots in ...
Baffling because it's starkly at odds with the evidence, and misguided because it completely misses the problem: robots aren't destroying enough.
Tomatoes from space and colour-selecting robots aren't science fiction — they're just another part of high school at theCloverdale Learning Centre.
BlackRock recently announced their decision to replace 7 managers, and their stock-picking teams, with managers who use quantitative ...
Even as robots have gotten smaller, smarter and more collaborative, robotic vision capabilities have been restricted mainly to bin picking and part ...
Monsters breathing fire and leaving no fossil record could be anything, why not robots? Besides, the further back in history you go, the more holes ...
They test their code in realistic, 3D simulations, receiving real-time feedback. CoderZ offers multiple virtual scenes and robot models to keep students ...
Second annual VEX IQ Robotics, Northern Ontario qualifier at Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Event director ...

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