Friday, August 4, 2017

8/3/2017 ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS 8/3/2017
Those pesky robots, eh? This week, Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence chatbots after they invented their own language and started ...
Despite the rapid advancement and heavy investment in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, we still cannot put a human-like brain in a robot—not ...
Instead of developing technology to completely replace manpower, these firms are designing robots meant to work alongside people. These robots ...
According to some tech watchers, robots like Steve herald a new era for intelligent machines assisting in crime prevention and law enforcement.
The robots receive instructions via Wifi signals. They would then find the goods and move them to the designated drop-off points for human workers to ...
This week we heard how researchers at Facebook “killed” two chatbots after they started to develop their own language. The two bots, created to learn ...
August 2, 2017 —C-3PO's fluency in more than 6 million forms of communication in “Star Wars” set a high bar for human-robot interaction, and the field ...
What the president failed to mention, however, is that the company is also on a mission to replace as much of its workforce as possible with robots.
Thank you for your service; the robots are here. Daniel H. Wilson is one of the foremost prophets of the near future. While his fellow futurists Ray ...
The Bath researchers are championing the concept of “robot transparency” as an ethical requirement: users should be able to easily discern the intent ...
About a week later, the Japanese group, Suidobashi Heavy Industry, agreed to clash robots. After over two years of robot-building and excessive ...
The organizers of RoboCup, the annual soccer tournament that pits robots against each other, recently released a statement that they intend to build a ...
There are disparate views on the assimilation of robots into the job economy. A new YouGov poll reveals that the stigma against robots in the ...
Over the years, robots – automation – have eliminated millions of manufacturing jobs. And we are being warned that jobs such as cashier, truck driver, ...
“Recirculation Art” is an ongoing project by Southern California-based artist James Rauff in which he turns junked cameras into little robot figures.
A Lawrenceville-based robotics company is collaborating with UCLA's Biomechatronics Laboratory to make robots for the U.S. Navy. The goal is to ...
Robots filling orders for Amazon and apps planning business trips hardly spell the end of work, but if we are not careful, those could foreshadow ...
Financial services firm Cornerstone Capital Group projected that robots will capture between 6 million and 7.5 million jobs over the next 10 years, ...
“And I learned very quickly that there is nothing new about people being afraid of robots,” Wilson said, laughing. “It seems as if there is this ...
Sex robots appear to be the next big thing for the adult entertainment industry. Unroboticised sex dolls are not new – but combined with state-of-the-art ...
Google has said that its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven robots are more accurate than humans in identifying and blocking the extremist videos online.
Aside from being a story about giant robots beating the snot out of equally giant aliens, Mech Cadet Yu — inspired by a story Pak and Miyazawa ...
In 2012, two inspiring Ph.D.'s, Ákos Tar and József Veres, were studying bionics and robotics in the same class in college. The two started a project to ...
The next expansion for Stellaris is Synthetic Dawn, focused on the galaxy's killer robots and the humans they oppress, destroy, or turn into batteries.
"The fear that robots, or more generally smart software, will put us all out of work is one of dominant economic memes of our time. But that fear is ...
Have you ever fantasized about having your own little adorable companion robot? The reality of the matter is they aren't very far away. A recent Wired ...
The term “living” jewelry has multiple meanings. Some is truly living in the form of insects, and other creatures such as beetles, used as decoration.
Lindstrom's program included robots, a 3-D printer and some of the activities members of the 4-H Roboticsand Stem Clubs regularly enjoy. His next ...
NXT Lego Mindstorm robots buzzed during a “bot battle” tournament Friday at the UT Martin Jackson Center as the advanced robotics camp, Survival ...
Perhaps some of you will remember the 2004 film “I, Robot,” starring Will Smith, whose character is required to rescue humanity from a rogue robot.
Monsters and robots are staples of fantasy and science fiction art. Whether they're alone, together, or facing off with each other, giant organic creatures ...
The Intelligent Mobile Robots (IMRs) will be able to execute a mission (e.g. object detection in a complex terrain, surveying, trajectory following etc) by ...
Incredible footage shows cutting-edge delivery robots sorting products at world's largest online retailer with lightning speed. Prince Philip completes ...
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – An aisle-roving robot that monitors store shelves is getting a test run at the Schnucks on Clayton Road in Richmond ...
A Smart Warehouse has just opened in China run by online retailer Alibaba. It's manned by 60 robots. These automated workers are only allowed to ...
Chris and Christine Foreman and their son Mitch have seen their workload eased thanks to the use of robotic milking. Picture by Scott Merrylees.
Artificial Intelligence From the Logic Piano to Killer Robots, a new book by Toby Walsh, professor of artificial intelligence at the University of NSW and ...
In short, smart dust is a system of tiny sensors, robots or other devices that are as small as a grain of sand. Another term for smart dust is MEMS (or ...
Sphero robots can program lights, sounds and movements once they're connected through a free mobile app. According to the company's website, the ...
Multi-articulated soft pop-up robotic arm. Concept of the system (left): An endoscope navigating in the GI tract and detail of the arm mounted at the tip ...
The intelligent mobile robots (IMRs) would have features, including detection and extinguishing the fire, intelligent behaviour such as object detection, ...
Many RealDoll customers are men who have deliberately made the choice to remove real women from their lives, says Matt McMullen, CEO of Abyss ...
THE Philippines's Sarah Connor, relax: robots are still far from being Terminators. And they would still need humans, according to Science and ...
I can't imagine a future where humans still play football unless someone does something to seriously protect the brains of these super humans ...
The organisers of the world's foremost robot soccer tournament hope to field a team that can defeat humanity's finest one day - but first they'll have to ...
Technology group Wärtsilä and shipping and courier delivery service, DHL have partnered to deploy mobile robots from Fetch Robotics to streamline ...
The units are controlled by Amut-Comi's East software, which harmonizes he robot with the thermoforming machine. The robots operate at speeds to ...
Tim Cook has called autonomous systems 'the mother of all AI projects'. So here are the things we'd most like done for us by robotsRobot coffee ...

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